File:Shu with feather.svg

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The ancient Egyptian god Shu is represented as a human with a feather on his head, as he is associated with light and air. This feather serves as the hieroglyphic sign for his name. Shu could also be represented as a lion, or with a more elaborate feathered headdress.[1]

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Author Jeff Dahl
Other versions Shu with a more elaborate headdress from the New Kingdom:
Shu.svg

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  1. Wilkinson, Richard H. () The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, London: Thames & Hudson ISBN: 0-500-05120-8.

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