The Gods of Ancient Egypt -- Anhur


Other Names: Onuris Patron of: war, hunting, and soldiers.

Appearance: A bearded warrior wearing robes and a headdress with four feathers. In his hands he carries a powerful lance that never misses.

Description: Anhur is the great champion of Ra and the defender of Egypt. In war he goes before the armies of Egypt to strike terror into the enemy and to fight any gods that might be aiding the other side. His consort is the lioness-goddess Menhit. Worship: Cult center at Thinis in Upper Egypt.

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