Wai (Egyptian mythology)

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Wai ("the far away") is one of the Shebtiu creator gods of ancient Egypt . Within the creation myths , he made the first reeds together with Aa and won the first land as soon as it emerged from the primeval water .

Wai and Aa are mentioned together in inscriptions in the Temple of Horus at Edfu .


  • Dieter Kurth : meeting point of the gods. Inscriptions from the Temple of Horus at Edfu. Artemis & Winkler, Düsseldorf / Zurich 1998, ISBN 3-7608-1203-1 , p. 180ff.