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Nefertem was a deity honored by the ancient Egyptians. According to a creation myth, he was originally a lotus flower at the time of creation. He was worshipped as a god of healing and beauty. Since the blue lotus is a flower and a symbol of rebirth, Nefertem is often compared to it.

His father is Ptah and mother is Sekhmet. They are all worshiped evenly.

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