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ScriptsΣεθ Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.SET English
SAYT English

Meaning & History

From Σεθ (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means "pillar" or "dazzle". Seth was the Egyptian god of chaos and the desert, the slayer of Osiris. Osiris's son Horus eventually defeats Seth and has him banished to the desert.
VariantsSet, Sutekh
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Bronze statue of the Egyptian god SethBronze statue of the Egyptian god Seth


evil deities, gods
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute