Some myths claim the phoenix burst forth from the heart of Osiris, while other myths claim that it created itself from the fire of a holy tree in one of the precincts of the temple of Ra. In Greek tradition, the bird has no consistent birthplace but lives in Arabia.
The birthplace of the phoenix varies from culture to culture. Some cultures don't have a consistent origin story for the bird, while others pass on a complete history of the creature's birth. The ancient Egyptians had the earliest representation of a phoenix in the Bennu, which has varying origin stories.