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Khnum

ram god, created man from clay on potter’s wheel. [Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 155]
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Djoser apparently saved the country from famine by re-building the temple of Khnum - the god of the River Nile.
The other Arab pavilions include a trio of artists -- Ahmed Chiha, Ahmed Abel Karim and Islam Abdullah -- who are showcasing works inspired by the ancient Egyptian deity Khnum, a figure representing the source of the Nile.
One of the fragmented coffins presented a complete text, detailing the name of the tomb's owner, Tjt, and prayers to the gods of the Nile's First Cataract -- Anuket, Khnum and Satet -- along with Hapi, the god of the annual Nile floods.
Mostafa Waziri, general-secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, stated at the press release that "inside the tomb the mission found parts of a painted wooden coffin, and fragments of another featuring the name of the owner and invocation to the gods of the First Cataract Khnum, Satet and Anuket, as well as Hapy, the Nile-god."
En Elefantina existia un antiguo culto al dios egipcio Khnum. Un antiguo mito explicaba el origen de la crecida anual del Nilo.
She writes, "An Egyptian myth tells how, after the god Khnum had created the world, he made the gods, people and animals out of clay on his potter's wheel" (Crosher, 1997, p.
(23) And in the Pyramid Texts and Coffin Texts, the Egyptian god Khnum creates people from clay and fashions them on a potter's wheel.
Several Egyptian gods (e.g., Horus, Khnum, and Ra') are mentioned in rabbinic literature.
Ancient Egyptian religion the ram was the symbol of several gods: Khnum Heryshaf and Amun (in his incarnation as a god of fertility).The goddess Ishtar the Phoenician god Baal-Hamon and the Babylonian god Ea-Oannes.