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  • Egyptian Egyptian (culture)
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Aker is a double-headed lion god in Egyptian mythology. Aker is the god of the earth and the guardian of the underworld. He is depicted as a strip of land with two lion heads at either end facing opposite directions or as a two half lions joined together. One watches the sun rising in the east and the other sees the sun set in the west.

between the two heads is a solar disk which is cradled between the two peaks of the mountain djew. The western peak was called Manu, while the eastern peak was called Bakhu. It was these peaks that supported the sky.

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