An ancient Egyptian god - or rather, a manifestation of the sun god, also commonly known as Re.

This particularly variant of Re appeared almost exclusively as a scarab beetle, and more rarely in human form, with a scarab beetle for a head. He appears in the Egyptian funerary texts Books of the Netherworld, and his likeness appears exclusively in the tombs and funerary literature, without an independent cult.

Source: Idea Into Image, author:Erik Hornung.

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