Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...


Egyptian River God

Also known as Cneph

Mysterious ram-headed Nile God

This Nile God leaves one feeling a bit numb because just as you have managed to spell his name right you find he may really be Khnum or one of seven thousand variants.

Whatever, he has a ram’s head and messes about with the waters of the Nile. Could he be a God of Sheep Dips?

He may also be the father, son or second cousin of Ptah, or even Ptah himself. No-one seems to know, least of all us. Help!

Kneph Facts and Figures

Name: Kneph
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cneph

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rivers
Area of expertise: River, Rivers, Stream, Streams

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2970

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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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