In a Middle Kingdom hymn, Wepwawet is called the son of Nut. He’s also the son of Ra. At the Temples of Asyut and Abydos, Wepwawet is the son of Aset and Wesir.

At Asyut, Wepwawet’s consort and/or mother is Aset or Hethert, Lady of Medjet.


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