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Infinity and eternity is all, if you fear fighting thunder and the sun, then I suggest you don't even try to touch me.
Heh

Heh was the personification of infinity or eternity in the Ogdoad in Egyptian mythology.

Overview

Heh's name originally meant "flood", referring to the watery chaos that the Egyptians believed existed before the creation of the world. The Egyptians envisioned this chaos as infinite, in contrast with the finite created world, so Heh personified this aspect of the primordial waters. Heh's female counterpart was known as Hauhet, which is simply the feminine form of his name.

Appearance

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 frog head symbolised fertility, creation, and regeneration, and was also possessed by the other Ogdoad males Kek, Amun, and Nun. 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 on it. Depictions of this form also had a shen ring at the base of each palm stem, which represented infinity. Depictions of Heh were also used in hieroglyphs to represent one million, which was essentially considered equivalent to infinity in Ancient Egyptian mathematics. Thus this deity is also known as the "god of millions of years".

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Myths and Legends

The primary meaning of the Egyptian word Heh was "million" or "millions"; a personification of this concept, Heh, was adopted as the Egyptian god of infinity. With his female counterpart Hauhet, Heh represented one of the four god-goddess pairs comprising the Ogdoad, a group of eight primeval deities whose worship was centred at Hermopolis Magna. The mythology of the Ogdoad describes its eight members, Heh and Hauhet, Nun and Naunet, Amun and Amaunet, and Kek and Kauket, coming together in the cataclysmic event that gives rise to the sun (and its deific personification, Atum).

Quotes

Everything has to come to an end... Well, everything except for me, of course.
Heh

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