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Duamutef

by Micha F. Lindemans
Duamutef was a god of Egyptian mythology. He was the guardian of the East and one of the four Sons of Horus. Duamutef was represented as a mummified man with the head of a jackal. He was a funerary god. Duamutef protected the stomach of the deceased. The stomach was kept in a canopic jar after mummification. On the lids of these jars was a picture of the head of Duamutef. The goddess Neith protected him.

The name of Tuamutef in hieroglyphs
The name of Tuamutef in hieroglyphs.


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    Tuamutef

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