KHEPRIAlso known as CHEPRI, KHEPER, KHEPERA, KEHPERI, KHEPRA
Scarab beetle god of renewal and rebirth
Do you believe the world is a great pile of poop? Then KHEPRI is the god for you. He's the sacred Egyptian dung beetle.
Because baby scarab beetles are hatched from dung, the Egyptians thought there must be something very potent in the stuff. So KHEPRI became the prestigious God of Rebirth, and not, as you might have thought, the god of nasty smelly things.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : CHEPRI, KHEPER, KHEPERA, KEHPERI, KHEPRA
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