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also A·men or A·mon  (ä′mən)
n. Mythology
The Egyptian god of life and reproduction, sometimes represented as a man with a ram's head.

[Egyptian jmn.]


(Non-European Myth & Legend) Egyptian myth a variant spelling of Amen
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Noun1.Amun - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breathAmun - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
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In addition, it was also dedicated to the deities of Amun-Re, Re-Horakhti, Khnum and Anuket.
The tomb on the West Bank of the Nile River dates from the 18th Dynasty and belongs to Amenemhat, a goldsmith dedicated to the ancient god Amun-Re.
Yet, most New Kingdom temples in the Theban area have separate chapels for Amun-Re and his ithyphallic variation, Amun-Re-Kamutef (e.
The wealth that flowed into Egypt allowed its kings to commission some of the most stupendous temples of all time, some of the greatest dedicated to Amun-Re, King of the Gods.
Goats and ducks, cattle and sheep would have filled the streets with their sounds and smells as mother and daughter made their way to the great stone temple, the home of Amun-Re, king of the gods.
Queen Hatshepsut (1502-1482 BC) recorded on her red chapel in Karnak temple that she built six chapels dedicated to the god Amun-Re on the route of this avenue during her reign, emphasizing that it was long a place of religious significance.
It also adds new twists to other myths including "The Battle of Amun-Re and Isis" and "The Contendings of Hathor and Anti.
Carved into the innermost recess, the figures of ReHorakhty (the divine personification of the rising Sun), of the deified pharaoh, and of Amun-Re (the solarized, primary, state god of Egypt in the middle of the 2nd millennium BC) are bathed in sunlight for a few minutes.