falcon-god of war in Ancient Egyptian religion

Monthu is a god of war in Egyptian mythology. He is usually shown as a falcon-headed man with two long feathers and a sun disk.

Image of god Monthu

Monthu's name can be written in English as Mont, Montu, Montju, or Menthu.

Montu had several partners, including the goddess Tenenet, the goddess Iunit, and a female form of Ra.[1]


  1. Wilkinson, Richard H. (2003). The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. pp. 150, 203