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Harsaphes
Ancient Egyptian: Heryshaf
D2
Z1
D21
Z4
N37
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F8
ḥryšf
"He who is on His Lake"
Harsaphes
Period of
worship
Early DynasticRoman Period
Cult center Heracleopolis Magna,
Heracleopolis Parva
Titles "Ruler of the Riverbanks"
Symbol(s) Ram, atef crown
Association creation, fertility
Appearance Therianthrope, ram, atef crown
Greek
equivalent(s)
Heracles, Dionysus
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Ra, Osiris

Harsaphes is an ancient Egyptian creator and fertility god who was born from the primordial waters. His cult centered around Heracleopolis Magna in Middle Egypt. Harsaphes was depicted as a ram or a man with a ram's head.

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