Archaeology Lost for Words, How the Impossible God of Time wad DISCOVERED in the Deserts of Egypt,
Thoth, the god of the moon, time, and measure, took pity on Nut and Geb. He challenged the reigning gods to a game of dice and soundly beat them all. As his prize he asked the gods to give him five days in addition to those that already existed. Thoth in turn presented the five extra days to the sky goddess, Nut.