mythology, Huh (also spelt Hu, Hah,
or Heh) was the deification of eternity
in the Ogdoad,
his name itself meaning endlessness. As
a concept, he was androgynous, his female
form being known as Hauhet, which is simply
the feminine form of his name.
Like the other concepts in the Ogdoad,
his male form was often depicted as a
frog, or a frog-headed human, and his
female form as a snake or snake-headed
human. The other common representation
depicts him crouching, holding a palm
stem in each hand (or just one), sometimes
with a palm stem in his hair, as palm
stems represented long life to the Egyptians,
the years being represented by notches
Depictions of this form also had a shen
ring at the base of each palm stem, which
represented infinity. Depictions of Huh were
also used in Hieroglyphs to represent one million,
which was essentially considered equivalent
to infinity in Egyptian mathematics.
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