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In Egyptian mythology, Nefertum is the god of the lotus plant and a solar deity associated with the sunrise. He is a son of Ptah with either Sekhmet or Bastet.

In art, Nefertum is usually depicted as having lotus flowers around his head, which is sometimes that of a lion. In some legends, he arose from a lotus flower.

Alternative: Nefertum, Nefer-Tem, Nefer-Temu



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