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Meaning & History

Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities, such as Amon, Atum and Horus.
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Categories

celestial, gods, nature, solar deities, sun
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute