God of the Earth and Guardian of the Gateway of Death
His sphere of action is limited to a tiny patch of the world that joins the east and west horizons of the Underworld. Does this entitle him to be a horizontal God? His two lion heads face east and west, gazing into tomorrow and yesterday.
We have it on good authority that a prayer to AKER can cure snake bites. He's also the God to turn to if you've accidentally swallowed a fly.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 501
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