Atum is the primeval Sun god and creator of the world. Atum is represented by the setting sun. He was the first substance in Egyptian mythology who emerged out of the primeval waters. Atum created the deities Shu & Tefnut from his spit and semen. Atum is the head of the Ennead cult. He was represented by the black bull Mnewer, who bore a sun disk between his horns. Atum is depicted as an old man, but he also appeared as a snake, Scarab and a Mangust (which is the crown that Pharaohs wore) . His sacred animals were snake, Bull, lizard and ichneumom. Atum is also known as Tum & Temu.