Book of Caverns, central register

Codex Borgia, p. 8, lower register


1. Osiris in shrine

47. man in conch

2. square coffer

48. square container for liquid

3. sphinx

49. head on knee of leg, upon cavern (?)

5:along goddess. persons descending head-downward

50. man falling head-downward

6, lower register. woman using knives to behead men

51. knife-blade; mask; blood

7. 2 falcon-headed gods in coffins

52, upper register. quetzal-bird

Erik Hornung (transl. by David Lorton): The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife. Cornell U. Pr, Ithaca, 1999. pp. 91 to 95