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A solar deity (or sun god or goddess) is a sky deity who either represents or is associated with the sun, or an aspect of it, usually because of it's perceived power and strength. They are also usually considered ancestors of the ruling family.
The primary solar deity of Egyptian mythology is Ra . However, Horakhty and his wife Amentet, are gods of the rising sun.
In Aztec mythology, Huitzilopochtli is considered god of the sun, as well as god of war and sacrifice. Tonatiuh is considered og of the movements of the sun.
In Japanese myth, Amaterasu is the sun goddess and ancestress of the Emperors of Japan. She famously hid in a cave and had to be enticed outside by her fellow immortals.
In Mesopotamian mythologies, such as those of Assyria, Sumeria and Babylon, Shamash is the solar deity. However, the god of the underworld, Nergal, is also considered a solar deity.