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Amon

identified ram

Amon, ancient Egyptian deity, sometimes depicted as a ram or a human with a ram's head. Chiefly worshipped in Thebes, he was identified with the sun god Re, and became known as Amon-Re, king of the gods. In Hellenistic times his temple and oracle were visited by many Greeks, who identified Amon with Zeus.

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