Khonsu is an ancient Egyptian God of the Moon since the earliest times in Egyptian Mythology. His name Khonsu also spelled as Chonsu, Khensu, Khons, Chons or Khonshu which means “The Traveller” or “The Wanderer”, reflects to the moon wandering across the night sky. He is also revered as the god of time.
Khonsu also has given titles such as Embracer, Pathfinder, and Defender as he is thought to watch over night travelers. Khonsu is invoked to protect against wild animals, increase male virility, and to aid with healing. It is believed that Khonsu cause the crescent moon to shine, cattle to become fertile, women to conceive and every throat of the people were filled with fresh air.