Horus

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Ho·rus

 (hôr′əs)
n. Mythology
The ancient Egyptian god of the sky, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a falcon.

[Late Latin, Hōrus, from Greek, Hōros, from Egyptian ḥrw.]
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Horus

(ˈhɔːrəs)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) a solar god of Egyptian mythology, usually depicted with a falcon's head
[via Late Latin from Greek Hōros, from Egyptian Hur hawk]
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Ho•rus

(ˈhɔr əs, ˈhoʊr-)

n.
an Egyptian solar deity, regarded as the son or brother of Isis and Osiris, and represented as a falcon or as a falcon-headed man.
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Kom Ombo temple is an unusual double temple, as it merges between the temple of Sobek-the crocodile god- and the temple of Haroeris --the falcon god.
Top place for the most perfectly-placed temple has to be the one dedicated to Haroeris and Sobek, right on the river bank at Kom Ombo.
En route we stopped at Kom Ombo, which houses the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, and then went on to Edfu and the Temple of Horus, the best preserved ancient monument in the world.