|The Seven Arits|
If [these] words be recited by the spirit when he shall come to the Seven Arits, and as
he entereth the doors, he shall neither be turned back nor repulsed before Osiris, and he
shall be made to have his being among the blessed spirits, and to have dominion among
the ancestral followers of Osiris. If these things be done for any spirit he shall have his
being in that place like a lord of eternity in one body with Osiris, and at no place shall
any being contend against him.
The Fifth Arit.
The name of the Doorkeeper is Ankhf-em-fent. The name of the Watcher is Shabu. The name
of the Herald is Teb-her-kha-kheft.
The Osiris the scribe Ani, whose word is truth, shall say [when he cometh to this Arit]: "I have
brought unto thee the jawbone in Ra-stau. I have brought unto thee thy backbone in Anu. I
have gathered together his manifold members therein. I have driven back Aapep for thee. I
have spit upon the wounds [in his body]. I have made myself a path among you. I am the
Aged One among the gods. I have made offerings to Osiris. I have defended him with the
word of truth. I have gathered together his bones, and have collected all his members."