The Amulet of the Soul was used to enable the soul to unite with the mummified body and for the soul to remain with the body of the deceased.
It acted as a medium between the body and the spirit (khi)
The Amulet of the Soul is created of gold that is inlaid with precious stones in the form of human-headed hawk wearing a beard.
Once the words of the LXXXIXth Chapter of the Book of the Dead had been recited over it, it was placed over the breast of the dead.
Hail, thou god Anniu! Hail, thou god Pehrer, who dwellest in thy hall! Grant thou that my soul may come unto me from wheresoever it may be. If it would tarry, then let my soul be brought unto me from wheresoever it may be. . . . Let me have possession of my soul and of my spirit, and let me be true of voice with them wheresoever they may be. . . . Hail, ye gods, who tow along the boat of the lord of millions of years, who bring it above the underworld, and who make it to travel over Nut, who make souls to enter into their spiritual bodies, . . . grant that the soul of the Osiris may come forth before the gods, and that it may be true of voice with you in the east of the sky, and follow unto the place where it was yesterday, and enjoy twofold peace in Amentet. May it look upon its natural body, may it rest upon its spiritual body, and may its body neither perish nor suffer corruption for ever!
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