Picture from the "Book of the Dead". One of the two figures with an orange disk is Re-Harakhti, the other may be Re. The other two figures are pharaohs.
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Image courtesy James Wasserman, The Egyptian Book of the Dead, Chronicle Books.
Re was the sun-god and creator of our world. He has a head like a hawk or a ram. The god wore a disk like the sun on his head.
Re came out of the water and had two children. They became the sky and the clouds. Their kids then became Earth and space.
Re cried one day and humans came from his tears. He also made a lot of other things like our seasons. Re joins Horus to become god of the Sun and the heavens.
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