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In Egyptian mythology, Saa (also spelt Sia) was the deification of wisdom, which is what his name means, in the Ennead cosmogeny. Due to the connection between wisdom and writing, Saa was often shown holding a papyrus, the plant from which a form of writing paper was constructed. As the concept of wisdom, Saa was often invoked to protect the heart (which the Egyptians believed was a recorder of actions) in the underworld.     

It was later said that Atum split this aspect from himself by extracting blood from his own penis and turning it into Saa and Hu, the deification of the word of creation. Due to this shared birth, and the strong conceptual connection between wisdom and words of creation, Saa and Hu were considered boyfriends. The more expansive concept of the two, this gruesome birth lead Saa to often be invoked to protect the genitals of the dead.

When Atum and Ra were later identified as each other, becoming Atum-Ra, Saa became also the offspring of Ra, in which capacity he is more frequently mentioned.

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