KHNUMAlso known as CHNUM, CHNOUMIS, CHNUPHIS, CHNEMU, KEMU, KHNEMU, KNOUPHIS, KNUM
Ram-headed God of Creative Pottery
A deity of the earth, he creates humans on his potter's wheel, shaping the clay as it turns around and around. If you ever get dizzy spells, that's probably why.
Tracking down the variations of his name has caused us no end of confusion. It's enough to make one's mind go knumb.
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 : CHNUM, CHNOUMIS, CHNUPHIS, CHNEMU, KEMU, KHNEMU, KNOUPHIS, KNUM
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