Amun

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A·mun

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.]

Amūn

(ˈɑːmən)
n
(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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On February 22, a day celebrating the king's birthday and again on October 22, a day celebrating his coronation, sunlight illuminates seated statues of the sun gods Re-Horakhte and Amon-Re, as well as the statue of king Ramses II.
In any event, what makes Egyptian circumcision especially interesting is that the scholarly evidence indicates that, no matter where and upon whom it was practiced, it represented a sign of affiliation to the cult of the sun god, Amon-Re, chief deity and creator of all things.
On February 22, a day celebrating the king's birthday and again on October 22, a day celebrating his coronation, sunlight illuminates the seated statues of the sun gods Re-Horakhte and Amon-Re, as well as a statue of king Ramses II.