Wepwawet


Wepwawet
   Egyptian god in the form of a canine, originally a jackal but later identified by the Greeks as a wolf. Chief god of Asyut. His name “opener of the ways” associated him with royal conquests and as a protector and guide of the deceased through the underworld.
   See also Religion.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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