Ancient egyptian art

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What two forms were used to depict the solar deity Ra-Horakhty?


Aug 5th, 2015

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The most common form was a man with the head of a hawk and a solar disk on top and a coiled serpent around the disk. Other common forms are a man with the head of a beetle (in his form as Khepri), or a man with the head of a ram. Ra was also pictured as a full-bodied ram, beetle, phoenix, cat,heron, serpent, bull,  or lion, among others.

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