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Egyptian Gods
Amen - Ra
Body and Mind

A composite deity, devised by the priests of Amen as an attempt to link New Kingdom worship of Amen with the older solar cult of the god Ra. In a union of this sort, the deities are said to indwell one another - so we have the power represented by Amen manifesting through the person of Ra (or vice versa).


 
Ancient Egyptian Religion
Body and Mind

Religion guided every aspect of Egyptian life. Egyptian religion was based on polytheism, or the worship of many deities, except for during the reign of Akhenaton.The Egyptians had as many as 2000 gods and goddesses. Some, such as Amine, were worshipped throughout the whole country, while others had only a local following. Often gods and goddesses were represented as part human and part animal.


 
Anubis
Body and Mind

Anubis was usually portrayed as a jackal-headed man, or in fully canine form wearing a ribbon and holding a flail in the crook of its arm. The canine is strongly associated with cemeteries in ancient Egypt, as dogs and jackals often haunted the edges of the desert where the dead were buried.


 
Apis
Body and Mind

An early deity, probably the best known Egyptian deity represented only as an animal, and never as a human with an animal's head. Apis was most closely linked with Ptah, and his cult center was Memphis. He was primarily a deity of fertility. He was represented as a bull crowned with the solar disk and uraeus-serpent.


 
Bast
Body and Mind

A cat-goddess, worshiped in the Delta city of Bubastis.


 
Duamutef
Body and Mind

One of the Four Sons of Horus, Duamutef was represented as a mummified man with the head of a jackal


 
Edjo
Body and Mind

A serpent goddess of the Delta


 
Egyptian God Aah
Body and Mind

Aah (like "awe"), was an old moon god in charge of the moon-year (12x30 days.


 
Egyptian God Ahy
Body and Mind

Ahy was the god and protector of music of musicians and he came from a family of very high position in the old extensive Egyptian pantheon.


 
Egyptian God Aken
Body and Mind

Aken was a god from Let polis, capital of province #2 in the south part of Lower Egypt.


 
Egyptian God Banebdjedet
Body and Mind

The god Banebdjedet meant "Spiritual Lord of Djedet", i.e. the capital of nome 16 in the Delta, called Mendes by the Greeks.


 
Egyptian God Duamutef
Body and Mind

D(T-)uamutef was one of the "The Four Son of Horus" who protected the entrails stored in canopy jars after the dead had been mummified


 
Egyptian God Harpakhrad
Body and Mind

Harpakhrad, also Heru-Pa-Khret (Greek: Harpokrates) meant "Horus the child" and he was also seen as a baby at the breast or as a naked infant sitting in the lap of his mother Isis.


 
Egyptian God Horus
Body and Mind

Horus (in Greek) was a sky and solar god from Upper Egypt from before the unification and one of the oldest gods in the Egyptian mythology.


 
Egyptian God M?ahes
Body and Mind

M?ahes (Mahes) son of Bastet, was a god of war and a protector of sacred places.


 
Egyptian God Mentu
Body and Mind

Mentu was an old god of war and sun from Armant in Upper Egypt.


 
Egyptian God Nemty
Body and Mind

Nemty ("He who travels") came from province nr 12 in Upper Egypt and was the ferryman who carried the gods over the river to the life beyond.


 
Egyptian God Osiris
Body and Mind

The god of the dead, and the god of the resurrection into eternal life; ruler, protector, and judge of the deceased, and his prototype (the deceased was in historical times usually referred to as "the Osiris").


 
Egyptian God Ptah
Body and Mind

Ptah was head of three gods and goddesses who were worshipped at Memphis (near modern-day Cairo); the other two were his wife, Sekhmet, a lion-headed goddess who brought destruction upon the enemies of the god Re; and their son, the lotus god, Nefertem.


 
Egyptian God Re
Body and Mind

Re was the old solar-god from Heliopolis and a mayor deity all over Egypt.


 
Egyptian God Seth
Body and Mind

Seth, the Red God, god of the desert and promulgator of thunderstorms and violence, was represented as an animal, of a kind not yet identified by Egyptologists.


 
Egyptian God Thoth
Body and Mind

Thoth was a moon god, depicted as an ibis-headed man. Both the ibis and the ape were sacred to him.


 
Egyptian Goddess Bast
Body and Mind

Bast, Egyptian goddess of sensual pleasure, protector of the household, bringer of health, and the guardian saint of firefighters -- Bast was was original mistress of multi-tasking!


 
Egyptian Goddess Isis
Body and Mind

Isis, the Egyptian goddess of rebirth remains one of the most familiar images of empowered and utter femininity.


 
Egyptian Goddess Nut
Body and Mind

Ancient Egyptian Goddess of the Cosmos, she was also known as "she who bore the gods".


 
Four Sons Of Horus
Body and Mind

The four sons of Horus were the protectors of the parts of the body of Osiris,


 
Geb
Body and Mind

The god of the earth, son of Shu and Tefnut, brother and husband of Nut, and father of Osiris, Set, Isis, and Nephthys.


 
Hapi
Body and Mind

One of the Four Sons of Horus, Hapi was represented as a mummified man with the head of a baboon.


 
Harpocrates
Body and Mind

"Horus the Child", the son of Isis and Osiris as a little suckling child, distinguished from Horus the Elder, who was the patron deity of Upper Egypt.


 
Hequet
Body and Mind

A primordial goddess with the head of a frog, worshipped as one of the Eight Gods at Hermopolis, and seen as the consort of Khnum at Antinoe.


 
Heru - Ra - Ha
Body and Mind

A composite deity in Crowley's quasi-Egyptian mythology; composed of Ra-Hoor-Khuit and Hoor-par-kraat. The name, translated into Egyptian, means something approximating "Horus and Ra be Praised!"


 
Horus
Body and Mind

One of the most important deities of Egypt. As the Child, Horus is the son of Osiris and Isis, who, upon reaching adulthood, avenges his father's death, by defeating and castrating his evil uncle Set. He then became the divine prototype of the Pharaoh.


 
Imhotep
Body and Mind

Imhotep was the architect, physician, scribe, and grand vizier of the IIIrd Dynasty pharaoh Zoser. It was Imhotep who conceived and built the Step Pyramid at Sakkara.


 
Isis
Body and Mind

Perhaps the most important goddess of all Egyptian mythology, Isis assumed, during the course of Egyptian history, the attributes and functions of virtually every other important goddess in the land.


 
Khepri
Body and Mind

The creator-god, according to early Heliopolitan cosmology; assimilated with Atum and Ra. The Egyptian root "kheper" signifies several things, according to context, most notably the verb "to create" or "to transform", and also the word for "scarab beetle".


 
Khnum
Body and Mind

Appearing as a ram-headed human, Khnum was worshipped most at Antinoe and Elephantine. He was another creator-god, represented as fashioning human beings on his pottery wheel. His consort was variously Heqet, Neith, or Sati.


 
Khons
Body and Mind

The third member (with his parents Amen and Mut) of the great triad of Thebes. Khons was the god of the moon. The best-known story about him tells of him playing the ancient game senet ("passage") against Thoth, and wagering a portion of his light.


 
Maat
Body and Mind

Considered the wife of Thoth and the daughter of Ra by various traditions, Maat's name implies "truth" and "justice" and even "cosmic order", but there is no clear English equivalent.


 
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Nut
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Nut was generally depicted as a woman with blue skin, and her body covered with stars, standing on all fours, leaning over her husband, representing the sky arched over the earth.


 
Osiris
Body and Mind

The god of the dead, and the god of the resurrection into eternal life; ruler, protector, and judge of the deceased, and his prototype (the deceased was in historical times usually referred to as "the Osiris").


 
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Thoth
Body and Mind

The god of wisdom, Thoth was said to be self-created at the beginning of time, along with his consort Maat (truth), or perhaps created by Ra. At Hermopolis it was said that from Thoth were produced eight children, of which the most important was Amen, "the hidden one", who was worshiped in Thebes as the Lord of the Universe.