Horus was one of the most important gods in the Egyptian pantheon and he was Each pharaoh during this time was seen as a reincarnation of Horus. Horus. He was the protector and patron of the pharaoh. As Horus was associated with Upper Egypt (as Heru-ur in Nekhen) and Lower Egypt (as Horus Behedet or. At Idfū, where rebellions frequently interrupted work on the temple, a ritual drama depicting Horus as pharaoh spearing Seth in the guise of a.