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[[File:Egypt.Edfu.Temple.01.jpg|thumb|Horus in Edfu temple]]
He was represented by: <hiero>G5-A40</hiero> or also <hiero>G9-H-Hr:r</hiero>
Horus is the son of [[Egyptian goddess Isis | Isis]] and [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]]. He was depicted as a hawk or as a man with a falcon head
. Wearing the double crown of [[Ancient Egypt | Egypt]] on the head.Horus is one of the most ancient Egyptian deities. Now he is worshiped in predynastic times and is part of the myth of [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]]: [[Egyptian god Seth | Seth]] killed [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]] to usurp his throne. He tore his body and distributed in the corners of Egypt. [[Egyptian Goddess Isis | Isis]], wife of [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]], search and recover the remains of her husband, returning to life to copulate with him and giving birth to their son Horus. When Horus grows and becomes adult fighting [[Egyptian god Seth | Seth]] for the throne of Egypt <br /> defeating.
This myth appears repeatedly with different versions throughout the history of Egypt from the pyramid texts of the early dynasties to the most recent Ptolemaic temples. <br /> <br />