- An Egyptian deity in the form of a scarab-headed figure. He was an aspect of the sun god at dawn and often identified with the god Atum and so associated with resurrection.Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier
Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. EdwART. 2011.
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Religion — For most of Egyptian history no attempt was made to develop a coherent religious theology for the entire country. Egypt consisted of many cities, each of which had a god or goddess to whom the inhabitants were particularly attached, along with … Ancient Egypt
Scarab — The dung beetle which the Egyptians called Kheper ; they also used this symbol to represent the verb kheper , meaning to come into existence or to become . It came to symbolise spontaneous creation and rebirth, and to be regarded as the… … Ancient Egypt