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1 1 Blavatsky, H. The Secret Doctrine, Vol. ii, p. 601. Although there are countless varieties of musical instruments, all are reducible to three types. The name Mes, meaning Mass, has as its hieroglyph a cake of earth. A cake, product of the water, was called Mesi, which was eaten as Bread belonging to the Mass, and this finally became the wafer, used in religious ceremonies today. This Mes, or Mass, produced from the mud which had become caked from being massed in water, was used in ancient Egypt, and virtually under the same name, and was made typical of primeval land.
The tip of its tail as Sunset was called Kam (black), while its two eyes represented the Sunrise. This conforms to the natural fact, as the crocodile comes out of the darkness at sunrise, lies on the sands during the daytime, and at night, when it disappears in the water, the last seen of it is the tip of its tail, which thus became the ideograph of darkness. This is the same Dragon, or Crocodile which was placed in the mountains of the West or at Sunset in the Akkadian myth, and because of its great jaws, was said to swallow the Lights, the Sun, Moon and Stars.
This occurred at the time of the degradation of the ancient Mother, Typhonwhen the male was elevated above the female. 1 Menes date is variously given as 5869 B. C. (Champollion); 5004 B. C. (Mariette); 4455 B. C. (Brugsch); 3893 B. C. (Lieblein); 5510 B. C. (Petrie); 3892 (Lepsius); 3623 (Bunsen). It was at this time that history emerged from mythology, and the Pharaohs assumed the titles of Divinities, to whom temples were built. It was not the human king that was worshipped, but through the human that which was thought divine.