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Aken – Ferryman to the underworld Aker – God of the horizon Ammit – crocodile-headed devourer in Duat Amun (also spelled Amen or Amon) – the hidden one, a local creator deity later married to Mut after rising in importance Amunet – female aspect of the primordial concept of air in the Ogdoad cosmogony; was depicted as a cobra snake or a snake-headed woman Anhur - war god. Anubis (also spelled Yinepu) – dog or jackal God of embalming and tomb-caretaker who watches over the dead Anuket, Goddess of the Nile River, the child of Satis and among the Elephantine triad of deities; temple on the Island of Seheil, giver of life and fertility, gazelle-headed Apophis (also spelled Apep) – evil serpent of the Underworld, enemy of Ra and formed from a length of Neith's spit during her creation of the world. God of chaos. Apis – the Apis bull probably was at first a fertility figure concerned with the propagation of grain and herds; but he became associated with Ptah, the paramount deity of the Memphis area and also, with Osiris (as User-Hapi) and Sokaris, later Gods of the dead and the underworld. As Apis-Atum he was associated with the solar cult and was often represented with the sun-disk of the cow deity between his horns, being her offspring. The Apis bull often represented a king who became a deity after death, suggesting an earlier ritual in which the king was sacrificed The Aten – the sun disk or globe worshipped primarily during the Amarna Period in the eighteenth dynasty when representing a monotheistic deity advanced by Amunhotep IV, who took the name Akhenaten Atum – a creator deity, and the setting sun. Aspect of Ra. Bakha Bast – Goddess, protector of the pharaoh and a solar deity where the sun could be seen shining in her eyes at night, a lioness, domestic cat, cat-bodied or cat-headed woman, also known as Bastet when superseded by Sekhmet Bat – represented the cosmos and the essence of the soul (Ba), cow Goddess who gave authority to the king, cult originated in Hu and persisted widely until absorbed as an aspect of Hathor after the eleventh dynasty; associated with the sistrum and the ankh Bes – dwarfed demigod – associated with protection of the household, particularly childbirth, and entertainment The four sons of Horus- personifications of the containers for the organs of the deceased pharaohs – Imsety in human form, contained the liver and was protected by Isis; Hapi in baboon form, contained the lungs and was protected by Nephthys; Duamutef in jackal form, contained the stomach and was protected by Neith; Qebehsenuef in hawk form, contained the large intestines and was protected by Serket Geb – God of the Earth and first ruler of Egypt, and husband of Nut Hapi – God embodied by the Nile, and who represents life and fertility Hathor (also spelled Hethert) – among the oldest of Egyptian deities – often depicted as the cow, a cowGoddess, Sky-Goddess and Tree-Goddess who was the mother to the pharaoh and earlier to the universe, the golden calf of the bible, and later Goddess of love and music Heget (also spelled Heqet) – Goddess of childbirth and fertility, who breathed life into humans at birth, represented as a frog or a frog-headed woman Henet – represented by the pelican or a pelican-headed goddess, and referred to in the Pyramid Texts as the ‘mother of the king’, associated with safe passage in the underworld, as well as symbolising protection against snakes Horus (also spelled Heru) – the falcon-headed God most notably being the God of the Sky, God of War and God of Protection. Includes multiple forms or potentially different Gods, including Heru the son of Isis, God of pharaohs and Upper Egypt, and Heru the elder Isis (also spelled Aset) – Goddess of magical power and healing, "She of the Throne" who was represented as the throne, also later as the wife of Osiris and as the protector of the dead
the Sistrum – sister to Isis and the nursing mother of Horus and the pharaohs represented as the mistress of the temple. thereby associated with fate Menthu (also spelled Montu) – an ancient god of war – nomad – represented strength. Min-Amun-bull of his mother (Hathor). and victory Min – represented in many different forms. weather. the bed upon which royal mummies were placed in murals Mehit . and devouring captives Ma'at – a Goddess who personified concept of truth. the embodiment of the dawn Khnum – a creator deity. the "shadow" of Atum or Atum-Ra Khepry (also spelled Khepra) – the scarab beetle. a God of war. and his shrine was crowned with a pair of cow horns Mnevis – was the sacred bull of Heliopolis. and protector of matrilineality. later associated with Ra as the offspring of the solar cow deity. but was often represented in male human form. son of Bast in Lower Egypt and of Sekhmet in Upper Egypt and sharing their natures. which probably refers to the passage of the moon across the sky. the distinction between motherhood and cosmic water lead to the separation of these identities and Mut gained aspects of a creator Goddess Naunet – a Goddess. and possibly also with Min. lotuses. snakes. Al-Qurn. God of the inundation Khonsu – the son of Amun and Mut. was originally a title of the primordial waters of the cosmos. a mongoose. the Goddess of creation and weaving. alternately. sitting or standing. to prevent a return to chaos Mafdet – she who runs swiftly. and Creatrix of the World (related to Wadjet). virility. and scorpions. a part of their soul. similar to Mut and later closely related to Nu Neith – Goddess of war.a protector goddess Menhit – Goddess of war – depicted as a lioness-goddess and therefore becoming associated with Sekhmet Meretseger – Goddess of the valley of the kings. which overlooked the tombs of the pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings Meskhenet – Goddess of childbirth. a lion prince. sometimes triple-headed. In the late period. by the New Kingdom he was fused with Amun (Amen) in the deity Min-Amun-kamutef. a cobra-goddess. the Goddess who was called the mother and grandmother of all of the deities and later. associated with the high priests of Amon. said to weave all of the world on her loom Nekhbet – Goddess depicted as an Egyptian vulture – protector of Egypt. balance. and the creator of each person's Ka. his cult arrived during the New Kingdom era perhaps from Nubia and was centred in Taremu and Per-Bast. a woman with falcon wings. and the pharaoh with her extended wings – referred to as Mother of Mothers. the primal waters from which all arose. as was Naunet in the Ogdoad cosmogony. as he was a lunar deity. however. and order – represented as a woman. royalty. who hath existed from the Beginning. Iusaaset – the great one who comes forth. ruling at judgment hall in Duat where enemies of the pharaoh were decapitated with Mafdet's claw. shown with an erect penis which he holds in his left hand and an upheld right arm holding a flail. always seen on the front of pharaoh’s double crown with Wadjet Nephthys (also spelled Nebthet) – Goddess of death. his father varied—being the current chief male deity of the time and region. justice. whose consort or female form was the snake-headed Kauket Maahes – he who is true beside her. early deification of legal justice (execution) as a cheetah. a cat. dweller on the top of or the personification of the pyramid-shaped mountain. holding a sceptre in one hand and an ankh in the other – thought to have created order out of the primal chaos and was responsible for maintaining the order of the universe and all of its inhabitants. or a leopard protecting against vermin. usually outstretched as a symbol of protection . he was also considered an important God of healing Kuk – the personification of darkness that often took the form of a frog-headed God. the knife. which may have been because of its solar associations Mut (also spelled Mout) – mother. then great mother Goddess – a name of the primal waters. whose name means "wanderer". the mother from which the cosmos emerged. when Akhenaten abandoned Amun (Amen) in favour of the Aten he claimed that he would maintain the Mnevis cult. holder of the rattle.
astrology. and the stars Osiris (also spelled Wesir) – God of the underworld after Hathor and Anubis. Qebehsenuef in hawk form. and a gazelle or antelope horned. or as a goose. always shown on crown of the pharaohs. the husband of Isis – and early deity of Upper Egypt whose cult persisted into the sixth century BC Pakhet – she who tears. Sobek – crocodile God of the Nile Shu – embodiment of wind or air Swenet – Goddess of the ancient city on the border of southern Egypt at the Nile River. later joined by the image of Nekhbet after north and south united. ancient war. cult center at Beni Hasan where north and south met – lioness protector.as one of the most prominent deities of chaos he does not have an actual animal to represent him. a solar deity. Hapi in baboon form. drawing. depicted with a bow and arrows. Geb. and wet weather. protected the lungs and was protected by his other aunt Nephthys. fierce protector of the pharaoh. and agriculture – the oldest son of the Sky Goddess. music. and fertility Goddess. hunting. and sometimes. usually depicted as ibis-headed.e. writing. other symbols: eye. depicted as a cat and sometimes as a lioness Thoth (also spelled Djehuty) – God of the moon. architecture. the moon. protectress. Anuket. . also God of craft Qebui – The "Lord of the North Wind. snake on staff Wadj-wer – fertility God and personification of the Mediterranean sea or lakes of the Nile delta Wepwawet – jackal God of upper Egypt Wosret – a localized guardian Goddess. but is seen as an amalgamation of many different characteristics of other animals. Nut – Goddess of heaven and the sky – mother of many deities as well as the sun. magic. an early consort of Amun." associated with the lands beyond the third cataract (i. astronomy. Snake Goddess of lower Egypt. Duamutef in jackal form. patron and protector of Egypt and the pharaoh. protector of the young God Horus. associated with water.Goddess of nourishment and harvest in ancient Egyptian religion Reshep – war God who was originally from Syria Satis – the Goddess who represented the flooding of the Nile River. Later combined with Ptah as Ptah-tenen Taweret (also spelled Tawret) – Goddess of pregnant women and protector at childbirth Tefnut – Goddess. mother of the Nile. depicted as a cobra. fertility. Ra – the sun. see Speos Artemidos Ptah – a creator deity. trade in hieroglyphs Tatenen (also called Tenen or Tatjenen)-Ancient Nature God. Nut. the lioness – also personified as an aspect of Ra. and being brother and later. and mathematics depicted as a scribe Set (also spelled Seth/Setesh) – God of storms. Goddess of magic Seshat – Goddess of writing. protected the liver and was protected by his aunt Isis. who was later superseded by Mut Four sons of Horus Imsety in human form. medicine. wisdom. desert and patron of Upper Egypt – 'Set-animal'headed. cult centered in Khemennu Wadjet – the Goddess. and later as an aspect of Hathor Serqet – scorpion Goddess. clouds. dew. and the Earth God. embodiment of rain. astronomy. geometry.the god of evil. also a creator deity – whose chief cult centre was based in Heliopolis meaning "city of the sun" Ra-Horakhty – God of both sky and Sun. a combination of Ra and Horus – thought to be god of the Rising Sun Renenutet . protected the large intestines and was protected by his mother Serket. Kush and the land of the Modern Sudan. feathered crown Seker (also spelled Sokar) – God of death Sekhmet – Goddess of destruction and war. protected the stomach and was protected by Neith. deity of merged aspects of Sekhmet and Bast.
she arranged for Ra to be killed. She is proud and deceives people.List of Egyptian gods and goddesses From Wikipedia. Some gods changed in importance over time. and family also known to protect from snake and scorpion bites Husband to Nut Notes Also known as Ammit. the "Devourer of the Dead" and Ammit the Devourer. Also known as Apep. and falcons goddess of magic.truth and of Ma'at order Mafdet god of justice Menhit minor lion goddess Nephthys funerary goddess Nekhbet vulture god . or the lost child Ra's aspect in the morning Ra's aspect in the evening also the daughter of Ra Wife of Onuris Consort of Seth. marriage. the free encyclopedia This is a list of Egyptian gods and goddesses from Egyptian mythology. Ahemait. Name Ammut Anput God of crocodile goddess goddess of the seventeenth Nome of Upper Egypt god of dead. The ancient Egyptians worshipped many gods at different times and in different places. funerals. and motherhood "alter ego" of Sehkmet He is the son of Osiris She is the wife and sister of Osiris and the mother of Horus. sky. Helps Osiris He lives in the Duat. embalming. and mourning ceremonies Jackal god goddess of river Nile god of snakes and war the disk of the sun god of baboons cat goddess dwarf god god of the earth goose god god of the Nile goddess of love goddess of frogs god of war. healing. Originally an aspect of Ra goddess of purification god of scarab beetles ram-headed god god of the moon goddess of justice. mother of Anubis Sister of Wadjet God of Pregnant woman. so her husband could be king of the gods and she is the consort of Osiris Also known as the wandering goddess. Ammut helped Anubis with carrying out the Judgments Mother of Kebechet Anubis Anuket Apophis Aten Babi Bast / Bastet Bes Geb GengenWer Hapi Hathor Heket Horus Isis Kebechet Khepri Khnum Khonsu Son of Set. newborn babies.
Father to afterlife Horus god of creation Ra was king of the gods until Osiris took over his throne. father of Geb and Nut god of crocodiles and alligators hippopotamus goddess goddess of childbirth and fertility lion goddess of water and Consort of Shu. fire and Alter form of Hathor vengeance goddess of scorpions goddess of writing and measurement god of deserts. mother of Geb and Nut fertility scribe god. evil. storms. god of wisdom Also known as Djehuti Sister of Nekhbet goddess of protection . Brother and mortal enemy to Set. He is also known as god of the Sun Amun-Ra and Akmun-Rah goddess of lions. Mortal enemy and brother to Osiris. Husband to Nephthys and chaos god of wind and air Consort of Tefnut.Name Nut Osiris Ptah Ra Sehkmet Serqet Seshat Set Shu Sobek Tawaret Tefnut Thoth Wadjet God of Notes goddess of sky and stars god of the underworld and the Husband and brother of Isis.
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