Horus is the name of a sky god in ancient Egyptian mythology which designates primarily two deities: Horus the Elder (or Horus the Great), the last born of the first five original gods, and Horus the Younger, the son of Osiris and Isis.

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  • c. 6000 BCE - c. 3150 BCE
    Rulers of the Predynastic Period of Egypt known as "Followers of Horus".
  • c. 3150 BCE - c. 2613 BCE
    Kings of the Early Dynastic Period associate themselves with Horus.
  • 323 BCE - 30 BCE
    Horus remains a popular deity during the Ptolemaic Dynasty, the last to rule over Egypt before the coming of Rome.