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Ra Horakhty - Horus of the Two Horizons

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by Günther Eichhorn


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Horus of the Two Horizons. He was one of the personification of Horus, associated with Ra, sometimes considered the son of Horus. He is shown with the head of a falcon, crowned with the Sun disk and a Cobra.

relief ra horakhtyRelief of Ra Horakhty in the Karnak Temple in Luxor. (475k) close-up relief raClose-up of relief of Ra Horakhty, offering the Ankh, the sign of life to a Pharaoh, in the Luxor Temple. (669k) close-up relief raClose-up of relief of Ra Horakhty in the Luxor Temple. (513k) relief ra horakhtyRelief of Ra Horakhty (right, holding the Was scepter), with Nekhbet (left, with the Hedjet, the White Crown of Upper Egypt), and Wadjet (center, with the Deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt), flanking a Pharaoh, in the Temple of Kom Ombo. Above the Pharaoh is the Goddess Isis in the form of a bird. (613k) relief ra horakhtyRelief of Ra Horakhty (right), Amun Ra (center) Horus (far right), and the Pharaoh Ramesses II (left) in the Temple of Abu Simbel. (488k)


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