Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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SONS OF HORUS

Egyptian Funerary Gods

Also known as Four Sons of Horus

Funerary Gods who run a bespoke embalming service

These are four dead good God brothers by the equally dead good Horus. They undertake to help the deceased on their journey to the underworld, looking after the embalmed bodily bits and wrapping up all the loose ends.

Their names are Duamutef, Hapy, Imsety and Qebehsenuef, and we refuse to rise to the childish temptation of labeling them ‘mummy’s boys’.

Come to think of it, calling someone a ‘son of Horus’ sounds like a terrible insult.

Sons of Horus Facts and Figures

Name: Sons of Horus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Four Sons of Horus

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

In charge of: Funerals
Area of expertise: Funerals

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 978

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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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