Example sentences for: amun

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  • The inner sanctum of the temple was aligned so that the first rays of the sun on 21 February and 21 October would fall on the sacred barque deposited here and on the statues of four gods (Ptah, Amun, Ramses II, and Ra-Herekhty), though scholars are still not sure what was so propitious about these dates.

  • The Temple of Karnak sits in the northern half of the town of Thebes (No-Amun or “the City of Amun” in ancient Egyptian) now 2 km (11/2 miles) from modern Luxor.

  • Standing at the heart of the complex is the Temple of Amun, greatest of all Theban gods.

  • To the right the walls are carved with scenes from the life of Queen Hatshepsut including her divine birth where her mother is shown being attended by Heket, the frog-headed midwife god, watched over by Amun himself.

  • The temple served a specific purpose, to host the New Year celebration to the God Amun who would be represented in both his positive form, Amun Ra — the sun god — and his negative form, Amun-Min — a lustful, wanton and outrageous demon.

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