Anhur


Anhur
   Egyptian god known to the Greeks as Onuris and considered a god of war. He is depicted as a bearded man wearing feathered plumes and carrying a spear. His principal place of worship was Thinis in the eighth nome of UpperEgypt, but he was also worshipped in combination with Shu at Sebennytos. Anhur’s wife was the lioness-headed goddess Mehit.
   See also Religion.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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