Khnum or Khunum are other names of god Khnemu

Khnum or khoum are other names of the ancient god Khnemu

As well there were many other ways to write His name, since Khufu (Cheops in Greek) the pharaoh builder of the “Great pyramid”, his name was written by one sole Glyph representing a Shield and a Horned-serpent, an abbreviation which means: "the god Khnum o Khnemu protects or enforces me", not only denoting that He had a great preference but as well a form that write this God’s Name, as well, the reason that show that pharaoh Cheops had very strong Solar believes in collaboration with the fact that built his pyramid, away from Memphis and closer to An or Heliopolis that was the principal Center of Sun-worship at that time period.

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