Hapi

god of the annual flooding of the Nile in ancient Egyptian religion

Hapi was the god of the annual flooding of the Nile in Egyptian mythology. He was sometimes called Lord of the Fishes and Birds of the Marshes or Lord of the River Bringing Vegetation. He is often shown in art as a man with a large belly wearing a loincloth, having long hair and having large, female-like chest.[1]

Hapi, shown as a pair of genies symbolically tying together upper and lower Egypt.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Wilkinson, Richard H. (2003). The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt. p.107. Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-05120-8