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Ptah

Ptah

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Home Mythology Ptah Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Ptah

Ptah's a little busy. You know, creating the world. But if you spot him, he'll be wrapped like a mummy, so we hope you're really good at recognizing hands.

Sex: Male
Age: Adult
Build: Hard to tell under those mummy wrappings
Complexion: Green, most of the time. Sometimes brown or black.
Hair Color: Unknown (hidden under a blue skullcap, if any hair at all. Usually bald)
Facial Hair: A long (fake) pharaoh's beard tied to his chin
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Usually carries 1-3 scepters of office in his hands; sometimes wears bracelets or a necklace
Clothing: Wrapped in white mummy wrappings from neck to toes, with only his hands free.
Armor: None except his mummy wrappings
Type of Weapon: None

Typical Companions

  • Imhotep
  • Nefertem
  • Osiris
  • Sekhmet
  • Sokar
  • Horus the Younger, who is also known as the Heart of Ptah
  • Thoth, who is also known as the Tongue of Ptah

Known Hangouts

  • Inside his temple (Ptah doesn't go anywhere. Creation requires total concentration.)
  • The Duat (the afterlife/land of the hidden sun)
  • Shop class
  • Nighttime and shadows

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