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Thoth or Djehuty was an ancient Egyptian deity.

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Thoth or variant forms may also refer to:

Ancient Egyptians

Djehuty (general) general under the ancient Egyptian king Thutmose III (reigned 1479–1425 BC) in the 18th Dynasty, main hero of the tale of the tale "The Taking of Joppa"

Djehuty was a general under the ancient Egyptian king Thutmose III in the 18th Dynasty. He is known as the main hero of the tale of The Taking of Joppa. Djehuty bears the titles king's scribe, overseer of troops (general) and overseer of the northern foreign countries in contemporary Egyptian records.

Djehuti Egyptian Pharaoh

Sekhemre Sementawy Djehuti was possibly the second king of the Theban 16th Dynasty reigning over parts of Upper Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period. Alternatively, he may be a king of the late 13th Dynasty or the fourth king of the 17th Dynasty. Djehuty is credited with a reign of 3 years in the first entry of the 11th column of the Turin canon. According to Egyptologists Kim Ryholt and Darrell Baker, he was succeeded by Sobekhotep VIII.

Thuty (High Priest of Amun) High Priest of Amun

Thuty or Djehuty was a High Priest of Amun from the time of Ahmose I, at the beginning of the 18th Dynasty.

Arts and entertainment

Thoth is a documentary film by Sarah Kernochan and Lynn Appelle about the life of New York-based street performer S. K. Thoth. In 2002, the film won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 74th Academy Awards nominees and winners.

Thoth is an abstract shoot 'em up video game created by Jeppe Carlsen, former lead gameplay designer of Playdead games Limbo and Inside. It is published by Double Fine Productions.

Zone of the Enders is a video game franchise created by Hideo Kojima and the Konami company focused around space mecha combat involving Orbital Frames. The original Zone of the Enders video game was developed for the launch of the PlayStation 2, but was pushed back a year, to March 2001.

Other uses

Thout, also known as Thoth and Tut, is the first month of the ancient Egyptian and Coptic calendars. It lies between 11 September and 10 October of the Gregorian calendar. The month of Thout is also the first month of the Season of Akhet (Inundation) in Ancient Egypt, when the Nile floods historically covered the land of Egypt; it has not done so since the construction of the High Dam at Aswan.

Thoth tarot deck

The Thoth Tarot is a divinatory tarot deck painted by Lady Frieda Harris according to instructions from Aleister Crowley. Crowley referred to this deck as The Book of Thoth, and also wrote a 1944 book of that title intended for use with the deck.

S. K. Thoth American performance artist

S. K. Thoth is a New York-based "prayformance" artist known for his eclectic mix of violin, voice, and dance performance who was the subject of the Academy Award winning documentary Thoth. Thoth calls his work "prayformance", emphasizing a spiritual dimension. His motto from his website is "I heal through divine prayformance". He sings in a language he himself created, the language of the Festad, a mythical people and land in his "Solopera", his one-man opera.

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Jex Thoth band

Jex Thoth is a doom metal band from Madison, Wisconsin, USA signed to the Swedish record label I Hate. Since 2007 they have released two full-length studio albums, three EPs and a split with Pagan Altar. They have toured Europe every year since 2010.

The Society of Thoth was a secret society at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The club was founded in 1926 by members of the Ubyssey student paper as an "honorary journalistic society" devoted to "increasing the gaiety of nations, by the development of wit and humor." Members later acknowledged "that the journalistic objects of this society" were "second to its other aims; namely to the assisting in the development of University spirit."

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In Ancient Egyptian religion, Aani is the dog-headed ape sacred to the Egyptian god Thoth. "One of the Egyptian names of the Cynocephalus Baboon, which was sacred to the god Thoth."

Ostracon of Senemut and Djehuty

The Ostracon of Senemut and Djehuty is an Ancient Egyptian limestone ostracon. It dates from the reign of Hatshepsut, in the 18th Dynasty.

The Taking of Joppa is an ancient Egyptian tale describing the conquest of the Canaanite town of Yapu (Joppa) by Thutmose III's general Djehuty. The extant copy of the text is on the verso of Papyrus Harris 500.

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TT45

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