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Egyptian falcon god of Edfu, where he is called Horus the Behdetite. He is usually depicted as a hawk‐headed man. The royal god par excellence, since the ruler of the day was considered to be Horus incarnate. Became identified with Hor‐Pa‐Khred, son of Isis and Osiris.

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