wife and sister of Osiris, was gifted with great magical powers. Among other good works, she protected children—which made her most popular of Egyptian goddesses
the sun god of Heliopolis, became a state deity in the Fifth Dynasty. Some traditions made him the creator of men, and the Egyptians called themselves "the cattle of Re"
the jackal-god of mummification, assisted in the rites by which a dead man was admitted to the underworld. He holds the divine scepter carried by kings and gods.
horned cow goddess of love, was also deity of happiness, dance and music. When a child was born, seven Hathors came to his bedside to decide his future life
was regarded as the Lord of Upper Egypt and was represented by a big-eared imaginary animal resembling a donkey. He was associated with the desert and storms
depicted as an ibis or a baboon, was the god of wisdom and is associated with the moon; as the sun vanished, Thoth tried to dispel darkness with his light
sister of Isis, was a goddess of women. Her name means "lady of the Castle," and she was associated with the home of Osiris, whom she helped restore to life.
the falcon-headed god, holds in his right hand the ankh, a symbol of life. The king of Egypt associated themselves with Horus, whom was the son of Iris and Osiris
a god of the earth and vegetation, symbolized in his death the yearly drought and in the miraculous rebirth the periodic flooding of the Nile and the growth of grain.
a local god of Memphis, was the patron of craftsmen. Some legends say he spoke the names of all things in the world and thereby caused them to spring into existence.
a crocodile-god, was worshipped in cities that depended on water, such as the oasis city of Crocodilopolis, where the reptiles were kept in pools and adorned with Jewels
god of Thebes, was usually shown as human, but sometimes as a ram or a goose. The Romans later worshipped him as Jupiter Amon and consulted oracles at his temple.