Theban Triad

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The Theban Triad depicted at Medinet Habu. From left to right: Amun, Mut and Khonsu

The Theban Triad are three Egyptian gods that were the most popular in the area of Thebes, in Egypt. The group consisted of Amun, his consort Mut and their son Khonsu.

The triad was favored by both the 18th and the 25th Dynasty. These gods were the primary objects of worship of the massive temple complex at Karnak, although temples and shrines exist throughout Egypt, such as one at Deir el-Hagar close to the Dakhla Oasis.[1] Amenhotep I, the pharaoh who built Karnak, was often depicted among these gods.

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  1. ^ "Roman Emperors". Digital Egypt. Retrieved 2007-10-14.