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Role: A creator god
Appearance: Ram or ram-headed man
Sacred animals: Ram, goose
Center of worship: Elephantine
Relations with other gods: Part of the Triad of Elephantine (husband to Satis, father to Anukis); in some parts of Egypt he was worshipped as the husband of Heket
At Elephantine, Khnum was worshipped as the guradian of the source of the Nile and was thought to bring about its yearly flooding. He was also a creator god who made infants and their souls out of clay on his potter's wheel, and then implanted them in each mother's womb. Khnum also assisted in the birthing process with Heket.
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