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Banebdjetet

by Micha F. Lindemans
The ram god of Lower Egypt, consort of the fish goddess Hatmehit and father of Har-pa-khered (Harpocrates). He interceded in the contest between Horus and Seth for the Egyptian throne. He advised the gods to consult Neith, who in turn advised them to award the throne to Horus. Banebdjetet was depicted in anthropomorphic form with a ram's head. The center of his cult was at Mendes.

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  • Also known as:
    Ba Neb Tetet
    Banebdedet
    Baneb Djedet

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