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Atum (Tem)

Atum (Tem)

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Your Field Guide to Spotting Atum (Tem)

It can be kind of tough to spot Atum. As the creator god, he comes in many forms: man, scarab beetle, ape, eel, mongoose, bull, lizard, or lion. But once you track him down, you'll have a lovely time cruising along the Nile or strolling through the streets of Memphis with him. You might even get to meet the pharaoh, since Atum is one of the kings' patron gods.

Sex: Male
Age: Ageless
Build: Muscular
Complexion: Tan
Hair Color: I sometimes wear a tripartite wig
Facial Hair: Beard
Scars/marks/tattoos: Sometimes, I have a ram's head
Jewelry and accessories: Dual crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt
Clothing: Egyptian garb—a kilt
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: A bow when I'm in ape form

Typical Companions:

Pharaohs
Shu and Tefnut
All the gods, really

Known Hangouts:

Heliopolis
The divine waters I emerged from
The desert

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