His name means ‘that soul’, which seems to be a euphemism for something unmentionably nasty.
According to the Pyramid Texts, he has a house ‘wherein is woe’, and doesn’t seem to have had many callers. This could be a good sign to put on a door plaque to deter doorstep salesmen.
Article last updated on 23 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Ba-pef: Egyptian God of Terror (Egyptian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 23 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 September 2014.