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In the Memphite mythology, he is considered to be the head of creators and the sole creator of the entire world and everything within. He is not created but simply is. He is also sometimes considered to be a personification of the primal matter , [Ta-tenen].
The important role Ptah has played in history can really be undestood as we learn that "Egypt" is a Greek corruption of the phrase "Het-Ka-Ptah", or "House of the Spritit of Ptah".
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