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Iah
iaV28N11
ỉꜥḥ
Khonsu
Period of
worship
Old KingdomRoman Period
Symbol(s) Moon-disk, princely sidelock,
crook and flail,
was-scepter
Association Moon
Appearance Anthropoid, moon-disk,
princely sidelock
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Khonsu, Thoth, Osiris
Father Ra (?)

Iah is the ancient Egyptian god of the moon with his name simply meaning "moon". By the New Kingdom he was less prominent than the other gods with lunar connections; Thoth and Khonsu. As a result of the functional connection between them he could be identified with either of those deities. Iah was sometimes considered an adult form of Khonsu and was increasingly absorbed by him. Occasionally he also merged with Thoth as Iah-Thoth.

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