Often difficult to distinquish between the original and the endless copies. That is why it is called a "cycle of myths". The so-called myth cycle of Hercules includes the exploits of the original hero plus selected exploits associated with later "incarnations".
Sekhem(-wy/hotep) looks like the real thing, that is, the Egyptian identity of the archetypal Hercules/Herakles.
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