Shu, along with his sister Tefnut, were the first deities to be created by Atum. He is the lord of cool air and the upper sky. He was believed to be the one responsible, like Atlas, for holding up the firmament and separating it from the earth.

In his capacity as the lord of air, he is also the creator of the wind.


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Egypt Nile River Cruise & Jordan Walking Tour
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Out of Egypt, Into a Good Land
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Out of Egypt, Into a Good Land
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Out of Egypt, Into a Good Land
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