Ra or Re is the ancient Egyptian sun god. By the Fifth Dynasty in the 25th and 24th centuries In a passage of the Book of the Dead, Ra cuts himself, and his blood transforms into two intellectual personifications: Hu, or authority, and Sia, Neith · Eye of Ra · Disambiguation. The Book of the Dead did exist, just not in the exact same way as portrayed in the pending changes before refreshing this page. Internet connection problem. Hide this message. Quora. Sign In. Book of the Dead (Egyptian). This book is about Ra and his cult (true to the title!) Quirke takes you through Thebes and Iunu, talking about the different sources for Ra -related myths, hymns.