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god of air and wind
gaurdian of sunrise and sunset
a female demon, she was known as 'the devourer' and ate the hearts of dead people judged not to have led good lives
the god of the dead and of magic and embalming. he guided the dead through the darkness of the underworld. he was he son of osiris and nepthys
the goddess of the first cataract on the river nile. she was the daughter of khnum and satis.
represented as the suns disc with rays, aten was the lord of the heaven and earth. he became the most important god during the reign of akhenaten.
was a sun and mother goddess. she was the daughter of the sun god re and represented the life-giving power of the sun to heal sickness and to ripen the crops
was a dwarf and jester to the gods. he was also the protector of people's homes and of children
twin brother and husband of nut, geb was god of the earth. he was known as the great cackler and often represented as a goose. he was said to have laid the egg from which the sun was hatched. father of osiris, isis, seth, and nepthys
god of the nile, with special responsibility for the annual floods, hapi was therefore very important to everyone throughout the land. his followers regarded him as even more important than the sun god.
the wife of horus, was one of the earliest goddesses and was identified with many local goddesses. she was the goddess of love, beauty and joy, and a mother and death goddess
god of the sky, was said to have inherited the throne of egypt from osiris.
the god of music and musicians. he was the son of horus and hathor.
one of the earliest and most important goddesses, isis was worshiped as the great mother-daughter of nut and geb, she was married to her brother osiris
a sun god linked to sunrise, he was often shown as a scarab beetle pushing a dung ball. this was a symbol of the sun, as egyptians believed khepi pushed the sun across the sky each day
was a potter who created people from clay on this potter's wheel. he was believed to control the source of the nile
was the god of the moon. he was the son of amun and mut
was the goddess of truth and justice. she represented the balance and harmony of the universe
worshiped by men as the god of fertility and later as a rain god who helped crops grow
the lion-headed god and son of bast
mother goddess and wife of amun. she was the queen of al gods and the mother of all living things.
the god of oils and perfumes. he was the son of ptah and sekhmet
the goddess of hunting, war and weaving. later she was worshiped as a protector of the dead and as a guide in the underworld. she was also guardian of the red crown of lower egypt. she was the mother of the sun.
a protector of the dead. she was married to her brother set, god of deserts.
goddess of the sky. she was the daughter of shu and married to her brother geb. god of the earth. she is often shown stretching from one horizon to the other, only her fingertips and toes touching the ground. her husband geb is often shown stretched out beneath her
king of egypt. he introduced vines and grain to the land, and became supreme god, judge and ruler of the dead. son of heir of geb and nut, and the symbol of eternal life
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