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Horus

Origin

  • egyptian: God of the sky; This earliest royal god was in the shape of a falcon, with the sun and the moon as his eyes. Horus was identified with the king during his lifetime and was regarded as the son of Isis and Osiris. The many forms of Horus are Re-Harakhti, Harsiesis, Haroeris, Harendotes, Khenti-irti, Khentekhtay (the crocodile god), and Harmakhis (Horus on the horizons). The Sphinx of Giza is considered to be the representation of the latter form of Horus.

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