Horus or Her, Heru, Hor, Har in Ancient Egyptian, is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities who served many functions, most notably god of kingship and the sky. O50, sail (tjꜣwt) (achtꜣw), sailor (nfw), wind, north wind (mḥyt), support (p), stool, stool made out of reed, "altar, offering, boon which the king grants, be pleased, be happy, be gracious, pardon, be at peace, be peaceful, become calm" (Faulkner 1991:179), combination of cloth on pole, butcher's block and slope of hill, combination of cloth on pole and butcher's block, combination of wig on pole and irrigation canal system, combination of land, lung and windpipe, lily, and papyrus, combination of collar of beads and mace with round head, combination of collar of beads and sceptre. Statue of Horus near the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari in Luxor, The relief with Horus in Kom Ombo Temple.  In cliffs where the nests are located close to each other, young birds have been known to clamber over to neighbouring nests to obtain food. The use of the vulture as a symbol of royalty in Egyptian culture and their protection by Pharaonic law made the species common on the streets of Egypt and gave rise to the name "pharaoh's chicken". The wound is either self-inflicted or from a weapon strike. The bill is black in the nominate subspecies but pale or yellowish in adults of the smaller Indian ginginianus. Nearly all breeding failures were due to human activities. , Extra-pair copulation with neighbouring birds has been recorded and may be a reason for adult males to stay close to the female before and during the egg laying period. , species of Old World vultures of the genus Neophron, This article is about the Egyptian vulture species of vulture.  They were known as "shawks" a contraction of shit-hawk. Overnight meaning an overnight stay in any location, i.e.  They feed on a range of food, including mammal faeces (including those of humans), insects in dung, carrion, vegetable matter, and sometimes small animals. festival chamber, (the tail is also vertical 'Great': Heset-pitcher, Senbet-pitcher (snbt) or similar containers, water pitchers in the stand (ḫntw), first ḫnt (j), 1. like, as, according to, inasmuch as, since, as well as, together with; all, beer (achnqt), containers and its contents, tribute (jnw), victim, attendant (wdpw), ontainer (qracht), containers and their contents, nw, jn * (accompanies the signs Aa-27 and Aa-28) get (jnj). , Migrating birds can sometimes cover 500 kilometres (310 mi) in a single day until they reach the southern edge of the Sahara, 3,500 to 5,500 kilometres (2,200 to 3,400 mi) from their summer home. Griffith. Eagle statue surrounding the main entrance of Temple of Queen Hatshepsut built, Eagle shaped Ritual vessel of Hittites. Rasmussen and Anderton (2005) suggest that this variation may need further study, particularly due to the intermediate black-tipped bill described in rubripersonatus. , In Ancient Egypt, the vulture hieroglyph was the uniliteral sign used for the glottal sound (/ɑː/).  The genus Neophron is considered to represent the oldest branch within the evolutionary tree of vultures. abbreviation for ḥbt in "ritual book" ḥrj-ḥbt. The Egyptian vulture was first formally described by the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus in 1758 in the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae under the binomial name Vultur percnopterus. combination of sandy tract and ripple of water, combination of house and mace with round head, combination of house, oar, tall loaf and beer jug, combination of enclosure, flat loaf and wooden column, combination of enclosure, flat loaf and basket, combination of enclosure and sandal-strap, combination of shrine in profile and face, opening of square fortified wall enclosure, closure of square fortified wall enclosure.  Wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) form a significant part of the diet of Spanish vultures. 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