Osiris was one of the most important gods in Egyptian mythology until Amun-Ra gradually took over. Legend says he was a mortal king of Egypt, the first pharaoh. He had two sisters, Isis and Nephthys; and a jealous evil brother, Set.Set murdered Osiris, and Isis found his body and reanimated it long enough so that she could *mate* with him. The result was Horus, who avenged his dad by fighting and winning a long battle with Set. Osiris now became god and king of the underworld, and Set became god of evil and chaos in general.
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