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Wepwawet

The God of War and Hunting

Name in Hieroglyphics

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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
Mother Isis
Associated Gods Osiris (underworld), Anubis (mummification), Wadjet (fire), Khentiamentiu (underworld), Shu (Air), Apis Bull
Associated Symbols and Animals Mace, hunting arrows, wolf?, jackal?
Consort Unknown

III) Where and how was he worshippedEdit

Patron God of: Abydos
Holiest Shrine/Temple Possibly in Lycopolis
Other Shrines Possibly in Upper Egypt
Titles

"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

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