15/36.- Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Temple, a pharaoh relief


In this scene you can see the King making offerings to Amun. Amun, who used to be a small Theban god, eclipsed other more popular gods in the middle Empire; like the god of war (Montu) and the fertility god (Min). In the new Empire, Amun became the king of all gods and the father of the pharaoh.

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