Harsaphes in Egyptian mythology, the Greek rendering of Hershef ('He who is on his lake'), was the identify of one other ram-headed God recognized by the Greeks with Hercules. His principal sanctuary was at Heracleopolis Magna within the Fayyum. Probably a Nile God, like all ram-headed Gods in accordance to Maspero, Harsaphes was from the earliest occasions the article of nice veneration; for already underneath the primary dynasty we see King Ousaphais consecrating a naos to him.

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