- Egyptian (culture)
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- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Egyptian Gods (common type)
A double-headed lion god in Egyptian mythology. Aker is the god of the earth and the guardian of the underworld. He is depicted as a strip of land with two lion heads at either end facing opposite directions or as a two half lions joined together. One watches the sun rising in the east and the other sees the sun set in the west.
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