The Gods of Ancient Egypt -- As


Other Names: Ash

Patron of: the desert.

Appearance: A man with the head of a hawk.

Description: As was the "Lord of Libya" and the god of the Sahara Desert. Although sometimes depicted as a companion of Set (who had the duties of the god of desert storms), As was a benign god who caused the oases to made. He also looked after those who had to travel through the desert, ensuring that they did not die of its cruel heat.

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Last Updated: May 21st, 2011

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