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Khepry

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In Egypt, Khepry is the scarab beetle pushing the sun into the sky and is thus the representation of the dawn aspect of the High god and of Rebirth.

Khepry

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

... In Egypt , Khepry is the scarab beetle pushing the sun into the sky and is thus the representation of the dawn aspect of the High god and of Rebirth...

Khepry

Khepry  

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In Egypt, Khepry is the scarab beetle pushing the sun into the sky and is thus the representation of the dawn aspect of the High god and of Rebirth.
Ra

Ra  

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In Egyptian mythology, the sun god, the supreme Egyptian deity, worshipped as the creator of all life and typically portrayed with a falcon's head bearing the solar disc. He appears travelling in his ...
Re

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

...In Egyptian mythology of many regions a form of the god Re (Ra) was the supreme deity and a personification of the all-important sun. As the theologies of various centers predominated he was Atum-Re , Re-Atum, Amun (Amon)-Re, or Re Amun. As the morning sun he was Khepry , represented by the scarab. As the hot noonday sun, he was associated with the god Horus as Re-Harakhti, symbolized by a human body with the head of a falcon, topped with a solar disk. The evening sun was sometimes seen as Re-Atum wearing the Egyptian crown. Re descended to the ...

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