The Cult of Horus: Myths That Stretch From Egypt To Rome

August 5, 2020 - General
The god Horus represented by a falcon at the Temple of Edfu. Source: Edyta / Adobe Stock

Horus (also known as Heru) was one of the most important deities in the ancient Egyptian pantheon. The ancient Egyptians worshipped Horus mainly as the sky god and the god of kingship. In the cult of Horus, the pharaohs, for instance, were believed to be the earthly embodiment of the god. 

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