Harpocrates

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Harpocrates

(härpŏk`rətēz), the Greek name for the Egyptian sky god HorusHorus
, in Egyptian religion, sky god, god of light and goodness. One of the most important of the Egyptian deities, Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis. In a famous myth he avenged the murder of his father by defeating Set, the god of evil and darkness.
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. He was represented as a small boy with his finger held to his lips and came to be considered the god of silence. His cult, combined with that of Isis and Serapis, was very popular in the Roman Empire.
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She cites how, in this later period, the forms of the gods (in particular the Nile, Osiris, Harpokrates, and Isis) were modified.