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  • The next largest was given over to Haras, in no small part because ornamentation and carvings indicated it had once been the home to priests of the hawk-headed god before the city vanished under the sand.

    Aerie

  • Here, the ceiling was higher, to accommodate the enormous, stylized statue in the first of the rooms, identical to the ones on either side of the door, a statue that looked enough like a hawk-headed man to satisfy the Priests of Haras.

    Aerie

  • That is until two talking hippos kidnap the hawk-headed kid and Nofret's little brother, and she has to save them both.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • On the opposite wall is their battle, but in a still more mutilated: in this, prisoners are brought before the hawk-headed Osiris.

    Travels in Nubia

  • About a mile farther down the river, upon the top of a hill, are the ruins of a temple, resembling in its construction that of the hawk-headed Osiris at

    Travels in Nubia

  • The hawk-headed taheen looked up, perhaps following her gaze, perhaps hearing the chimes with its preternaturally sharp ears.

    The Dark Tower

  • The sun god is Ra, a hawk-headed man, the moon god is Thoth.

    Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe

  • And in that moment, the Cauldron became a Cup, and the Lady became the Lord, Jesu'then changed again, to a man of strange, draped robes and slanted eyes, who held neither Cup nor Cauldron, but a cup-shaped Flower with a jeweled heart-a hawk-headed creature with a glowing stone in His hand-a black-skinned Woman with a bright Bird-

    Fiddler Fair

  • When Abu came out of the kitchen (the dishwasher had threatened to quit if Abu didn't stop looking over his shoulder) to join Ellen Cherry at a corner table, she was as pleased as a priestess of the Nile might have been had she been visited by the hawk-headed deity.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • The temple was unique in that it had been dedicated not to one god but two: Sebek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the hawk-headed master of the sun.

    From This Beloved Hour

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