The God of War and Hunting
I) What was Wepwawet the god of?Edit
|The God of Funerals||
Patron of: The Dead and Mummification
Associated with: The King's Rituals of the Dead
|Opener of the ways (roads)||
Patron of: The Deceased and the Underworld
Blessing: Protects them from the perilous journey in the underworld
|God of Hunting||
Patron of: Hunts
Epithet: "the one with the sharp arrow who is more powerful than the gods"
|God of Winds||
Patron of: The Sky
Epithet: "he who has separated the sky from the earth"
II) Family and Associations with WepwawetEdit
|Father||ambiguously Set, Anubis or Osiris|
|Associated Gods||Osiris (underworld), Anubis (mummification), Wadjet (fire), Khentiamentiu (underworld), Shu (Air), Apis Bull|
|Associated Symbols and Animals||Mace, hunting arrows, wolf?, jackal?|
III) Where and how was he worshippedEdit
|Patron God of:||Abydos|
|Holiest Shrine/Temple||Possibly in Lycopolis|
|Other Shrines||Possibly in Upper Egypt|
"the one with the sharp arrow who is more powerful than the gods"
"he who has separated the sky from the earth"
"the opener of the ways (roads)"
|Synchronized/Confused with:||Anubis, Shu, Ptah, Horus|