Origin of the name AMON.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AMON.
name meaning "hidden." (The Lords of the Ghostland,
... In a document which was
drawn up at Eshmunen, it is set forth how Amon made himself a position
everywhere, in order that his names might be many. His original
position had been on the heights of Eshmunen, where he landed from the
Desdes water, when he emerged out of the flood in a secret egg.
The goddess of heaven stood behind him as Amaunet,
and he seated himself on this cow and grasped her horns, and swam across
the flood and landed wherever he pleased; and wherever he landed there
he became the god of the locality. In Ehnas, where he first
landed, he became the local god Haraphes; in Mendes he is the ram which
is worshipped there; in Sais he is the son of Neith, i.e. Sobk; he is
the ram of Heliopolis; he is Nun, the primeval waters; he is the god
Ptah Tenen of Memphis; he is Ptah, who is worshipped at Thebes; he is
Min of Koptos; he is Mont of Thebes. The Nile, most ancient of the
gods, is another form of him, and his is heaven, earth, the under-world,
water, and air... (A Handbook of Egyptian Religion, Erman-Griffith,