Ra: the Egyptian Sun God

San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas.

Ra is the ancient Egyptian Sun God, he represents sunlight, warmth and growth, and was revered as the God who created everything.

About his apprearance, Ra was usually depicted in human form with a falcon head crowned with a sun disc which is encircled by a sacred cobra named Uraeus.

He was considered the creator of everything, and something interesting is that humans were created from Ra’s tears.

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