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Ptah

[ptah, ptahkh]
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noun
  1. an ancient Egyptian deity, believed to be a universal creator and sometimes identified with other gods: worshiped especially at Memphis when it was the royal residence.
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Examples from the Web for ptah

Historical Examples

  • Ptah typified at once the working power and the truthfulness of God.

    The Cat of Bubastes

    G. A. Henty

  • Ptah of Memphis comes to the front in the earliest dynasties.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • Imhotep was the son of Ptah, who, at Alexandria, was merged in Serapis.

  • The corps of Ptah remained as a reserve behind the left wing.

    Uarda, Complete

    Georg Ebers

  • Represented with the head and legs of a man the scarab was an emblem of Ptah.

    Scarabs

    Isaac Myer


British Dictionary definitions for ptah

Ptah

noun
  1. (in ancient Egypt) a major god worshipped as the creative power, esp at Memphis
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