The Instructions of Ani are a written record of how the living should bless the dead and read:
- Libate for you father and mother,
- Who are resting in the desert valley.
- When the gods witness your action,
- They will say: 'Accepted'.
- ↑ Rosalind, M. and Janssen, J.J. (1996) Getting Old in Ancient Egypt London: Rubicon Press.