Amun

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Amun
god o the Wind an the Keeng o the gods
Amun.svg
Typical depiction o Amun during the New Kinrick, wi twa plumes on his head, the ankh seembol an the was sceptre.
Name in hieroglyphs
imn
n
C12
Major cult centrer= Thebes
Symbol twa vertical plumes, the ram-heidit Sphinx (Criosphinx)
Consort Amunet
Wosret
Mut
Affspring Khonsu

Amun (an aa Amon, Amen, Greek Ἄμμων Ámmōn, Ἅμμων Hámmōn) wis a local deity o Thebes. He wis attestit syne the Auld Kinrick thegither wi his spoose Amaunet. Wi the 11t dynasty (c. 21st century BC), he rose tae the poseetion o patron deity o Thebes bi replacin Monthu.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Warburton (2012:211).