Appendix: Nyarlathotep

“I talked with the mind of…Khephnes, an Egyptian of the 14th Dynasty, who told me the hideous secret of Nyarlathotep.” – H.P. Lovecraft, The Shadow Out of Time

(Lyrics and Middle Egyptian translation by Cristina Rizen and Inanna Gruner)

%bH.y r rw.t tA dSrt
Iw iyi.n s n kkw
M sStA.w Dw.w snf.w

Rx.n.f pA niswt km
BAk n nTrj Sspw nn Hr.f
Rdi.n.f n.i mDA.t n mw.t

sfT.w thm.y bwtyw

xrwyw Hr nw ark.w
iAtyw Hr mwt m xAs.wt nb.wt
Nb snD.w Hnmnm y r xrw

Wpwty n bwytyn
sb wAt n Swt Hr nikw
nrw m pr xnty n iAdw