Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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Egyptian Unknown God

Egyptian God of Utter Obscurity

His name pops up in the Pyramid texts as consort — or even just a very good friend — of Tefnut. And then promptly vanishes again.

Who is he? What does he do? We, like everyone else, are stumped. The most likely theory is that he was a deity who wasn’t very popular and gradually faded into obscurity, leaving his wife to grab all the glory.

Of course it could all be a silly spelling mistake – in hieroglyphic form Tefen is almost the same as Tefnut. Ancient typographical error?

Tefen Facts and Figures

Name: Tefen
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Unknown
Area of expertise: Unknown

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 4920

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Article last revised on November 11, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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