He is a manifestation of Horus. He’s a fertility deity with a horned ram’s head who rose out of the primordial waters of creation until his head was in the sky.
One of his eyes became the Sun and the other became the Moon. Which means he must have been extremely cross-eyed.
He is a god of fertility, although so far we haven’t uncovered the fertile details. It seems if you had a ram’s head in ancient Egypt you were immediately considered sexy. Even if you were cross-eyed.
Hershef Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Heryshef, Heryshaf, Herishef
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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