Beheading of John the Baptist
In religio-mythology, Beheading of John the Baptist (TR:1) (LH:1) (TL:2) aka “Beheading of Yahya” (Islamic), refers the Biblical or Quranic story of the cutting off of the head of John the Baptist, while in prison; which is Roman recension a re-write of the original Egyptian view of the head of the god Anubis as a constellation, aka Aquarius constellation (Greek), being perceptually "cut-off", above the horizon, on Aug 29 at midnight.
The Egyptian model of Anubis, as the baptizer of Horus and Osiris, first became the Greek Aquarius constellation, which, amid the Roman recension, became the John the Baptist, who gets his head cut off in prison.
On Jun 24, astro-theologically speaking, each year, the Aquarius constellation (or god Anubis as a constellation), aka the “water bringer”, rises, for the first time, above the horizon. This marks the start of the annual Nile River flood, as shown below. The beheading, marks the peak height of the flood level, at 9 meters (30 feet), which was conceptualized in star story term, to the effect that the god Anubis in star form (aka Aquarius constellation), aka the "water bringer", had gotten his head cut off, and hence could not bring any more water, which is why the flood levels began to reside, after this point:
Moreover, on 25 Dec, the sun is reborn, and on Jan 21 to Feb 20, the sun is seen in the Aquarius constellation:
As an Egyptian, Greek, or Roman, looking at the night sky, from a geocentric point of view, perceived things.
Biblical | Rescript
In 150BC, during the Roman recension, the above astro-theology story became rescripted such that the former god Anubis, turned Aquarius constellation, became the man "John", aka, or Yanapu (Hebrew) or Ionais (Latin), who is born six months before Jesus (the sun), who then "baptizes" Jesus, on Jan 19 (Gregorian calendar), which is code for the sun being in the waters of the Anubis/Aquarius constellation, and then has his head cut off according to the following story:
- “On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for the guests and pleased Herod so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. Prompted by her mother, she said, “Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.” The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he ordered that her request be granted and had John beheaded in the prison. His head was brought in on a platter and given to the girl, who carried it to her mother. John’s disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus.”
- — Anon (c.150AD), Mathew 14:6-20 (Ѻ), Bible
This baptism part of this re-written story is pictured adjacent.
Quranic | Rescript
In c.700, Muslims believed that the head of John the Baptist, aka “head of Yahya”, existed and various Caliphs were purporting to have possession of it and have it preserved at various shrines; the following is an example synopsis:
- “Abd al-Malik’s (646-705) (Ѻ) successor, Al-Walid (668-715) (Ѻ), had given up his father’s apocalyptic ideas referring to Jerusalem and expanded the sanctuary of John the Baptist in Damascus, the Haram, where the head of John the Baptist was preserved, and site which had already been treasured by Mu’awiaya (639-661).”
- — Karl-Heinz Ohlig (c.2015), “From Muhammad Jesus to the Prophet of the Arabs” (pgs. 263) 
Presently, Muslims believe, according to legend, that the head of John the Baptist (Ѻ) is stored in the Umayyad Mosque (Ѻ) in Damascus, Syria, and is known to Muslims as the “Shrine of Yahya”.
The following are quotes:
- “At midnight on Aug 28 and 29, Aquarius was seen at Alexandria above the southern horizon, travelling along the ecliptic with his head above the equator, as though it had been cut off (Matthew 14:10).”
- — Herbert Hardwicke (1884), The Popular Faith Unveiled (pg. 195) 
- “Further Thoughts on John the Baptist earlier article followed Massey [c.1890] in equating John with the Egyptian god Anubis, ... As Aquarius, John decreases from 24 June, getting gradually lower in the sky until 29 August, when he gets his head cut off.”
- — Anon (1984), “Article”, The Freethinker (pg. 15) 
- “Written in 1280 BC, the Book of the Dead describes a god, Horus. Horus is the son of the god Osiris, born to a virgin mother. He was baptized in a river by Anup [Anubis] the Baptizer who was later beheaded. Like Jesus, Horus was tempted while alone in the desert, healed the sick, the blind, cast out demons, and walked on water. He raised Asar from the dead. ‘Asar’ translates to ‘Lazarus’. Oh, yeah, he also had twelve disciples. Yes, Horus was crucified first, and after three days, two women announced Horus, the savior of humanity, had been resurrected.”
- Ohlig, Karl-Heinz. (c.2015). “From Muhammad Jesus to Prophet of the Arabs: the Personification of the Christological Epithet”, AlMushlig.com.
- Murdock, Dorothy. (2008). Christ in Egypt: the Horus-Jesus Connection (§: Who is Anubis?, pgs. 235-; Aquarius the Water-Bearer, pgs. 253-55)). Stellar House Publishing.
- Anon. (1984). “Further Thoughts on John the Baptist” (pg. 15), The Free Thinker.
- Maher, Bill. (2008). Religulous (txt). Publisher.