|EAT 1 Coffin
|EAT 1 Group
Neugebauer and Parker (1960), Pages 32-35 includes drawing, no plates available
|The Osireion is often described as a model of the tomb of Osiris.
|In situ in the Osireion, Abydos
|6 preserved, 12 assumed
|? Presumably the star table was extensive, even complete, but only a few cells survive on the underside of a lintel.
|The small surviving portion maintains a perfect diagonal pattern.
|The layout of this table is completely different from those on coffins - whether a representation of the vertical band was included is impossible to guess.
|This table is the only diagonal star table to label the rows with hour names.
|Unique, the only occurence of a diagonal star table as decoration in a building. The layout is completely rearranged, allowing a whole month (three decades) to appear together, but with the two halves of the night (usually separated by the horizontal strip) treated separately.
|Legend for Schematic
|Parts of the table that were never originally present when compared to an ideal table
|Parts of the table that are obscured; any legible fragments are consistent with the numbers shown
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Image: After Murray (1904).
|Legend for Decans
|Decans that occur on this table
|Decans that do not occur on this table, but a space is left for them because they may have occurred on the ideal table
|Parts of the decan list that are missing owing to loss or damage
This is the only fragment of a long thin diagonal star table. The layout of the table has been altered to fit the space available. The remaining portion is on the soffit of a lintel in a corridor between the Osireion's two outer chambers. It includes decans 15a spty and 15b xnwy; the only other diagonal star table to do so is K1.