He was usually depicted as a falcon-headed man wearing a red and white crown, as a symbol of kingship over the entire kingdom of egypt. He is probably the most well known as the protector of the ruler of egypt. The egyptians believed that the pharaoh was the "living Horus". The ancient egyptians had many different beliefs about the god horus. One of the most common beliefs was that Horus was the son of OSirus and Isis. After Osirus was murdered by his brother Seth, Horus fought with seth for the throne of the egyptians. In this battle Horus was chosen to be the ruler of the world of the living.