Kuk (mythology)

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Kuk and Kauket art.

Kuk (also spelled as Kek or Keku) is basically the ancient Egyptian deity of darkness. As a concept, Kuk was viewed as having male and female qualities. His female form was known as Kauket (also spelled as Keket), which is simply the female form of the word Kuk.[1]

Kuk's male form was seen as a frog, or as a frog-headed man. The female form was seen as a snake, or a snake-headed woman. He also symbolized the unknown and chaos.

References[change | change source]

  1. Seawright, Caroline. "Kek and Kauket, Deities of Darkness, Obscurity and Night". Retrieved 2008-08-22. He was the god of the darkness of chaos