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Khepri
(aka Khepra, Khepera)




Khepri was a god of creation, the movement of the sun, and rebirth.
Because of his association with the sunrise he is considered to be one of the creator gods.
It was Khepri that pushed the sun across the sky in much the same fashion that a dung
beetle (scarab) pushed a ball of
dung across the ground.
In certain creation stories, Khepri is connected with the god Atum.
He is also connected with the sun god Ra who pushed the sun through the sky every day.
He was represented as a man with a scarab head, or a scarab.











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