Usage Egyptian Mythology
Other Forms FormsOnuris, Onouris, An-Her, Anhuret, Han-Her, Inhert
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 10/18/2007
Means "(one who) leads back the distant one".In Egyptian mythology, he was a god of war, 'Slayer of Enemies', worshiped mainly in the area of Abydos, particularly in Thinis. He was the husband of Menhit, his female counterpart. He was typically depicted as a bearded man wearing a robe or kilt and a headdress with four feathers, while holding a spear or lance, and occasionally with a lion's head, like his wife.