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The Ogdoad (that which exists past the 7th heaven)

OGDOAD. Term describing the group of 8 deities associated with Hermopolis. It contained four couples who symbolized the state of the world before creation. The group usually consists of: Nun and Naunet, representing the primeval waters; Huh and Hauhet, being endless space; Kuk and Kauket are darkness; Amun and Amaunet represent that which is hidden.


Egyptian Glossary
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