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Title: An Unexpected Source in a Festival Calendar
Author(s): SPALINGER, Anthony
Journal: Revue d'Égyptologie
Volume: 42 Date: 1991
A study of the sources that went into the composition of the Festival Calendar at Esna has revealed a New Kingdom literary text. The latter, a unique Calendar of Lucky and Unlucky Days, mentions goddesses of every day of the year as well as the related 'abominations'. Problems of textual transmission are covered.