Patron of: the ferryboat that carries the souls of the dead to the underworld.
Appearance: A man dressed in the garb of a sailor, standing in the stern of a papyrus boat.
Description: Aken was the custodian of the ferryboat in the Underworld. However, he was somewhat amusing, for he had to be woken from slumber by the ferryman Mahaf to provide the boat for travel on the celestial waters.
Worship: Not truly worshipped, but mentioned in many hymns and passages of The Book of the Dead.
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