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Ancient Egyptian Mythology


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HorusHorus was the god of light and heaven. He was depicted either as a falcon or a human body with a falcon's head, capped by the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt.
IsisIsis was the most important goddess of the ancient Egyptians. She was both the sister and wife of Osiris, and the mother of Horus (God of the Sun). Her worship, originally centered around Memphis, spread throughout all Egypt, and by about 100 B.C. had reached Greece and Rome.

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