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Thoth
Patron god of scribes
Imhotep
designer of the step pyramid at saqqara
Ramses II
Egypt's greatest builder
Thutmose III
ruled over Egypt at its greatest territorial extent
Isis
goddess of magic
Menes
Created the first dynasty in Egypt
Amenhotep IV
tried to force monotheism in Egypt
Khufu
had the largest Egyptian pyramid built at giza
Ahmose
Drove the Hyksos out of Egypt and founded the 18th dynasty
Narmer
United upper and lower egypt in 3100BC
Amenhotep III
Built the colossi of memnom
Osiris
god of the underworld, Lord of the nile
Nefertiti
queen and wife of Amenhotep IV, famous bust in Berlin
Hatshepsut
first female ruler in history
Bastet
cat headed goddess of joy
Maat
goddess of truth and justice
Djoser
king who was buried in the step pyramid
Ammit
eater of the dead
Tutankhamen
Restored polytheism and restored the capital back to Thebes
Khafre
ruler whose face is on the Great Sphinx
Ramses III
Defeated the Sea people, last of the great new kingdom pharaohs
Hathor
goddess of music, dance, love; associated with the cow
Seth
God of violence, chaos, war
Seti I
19th dynasty pharaoh who built huge temple complex at Abydos
Ramses I
Founder of the 19th dynasty whose mummy was here in Atlanta
Anubis
God of embalming, mummification; jackal-headed
Amon-Ra
Sun god; patron god of Thebes; most powerful deity
Horus
Falcon headed deity who lost his eye in a struggle with his uncle (Seth)
Nefertari
Favorite wife of Ramses II
Menkare
King whose pyramid was the smallest of the 3 at Giza
Sneferu
His third attempt at pyramid construction was a success and became a model for future pyramids
Aten
A peace loving deity who was represented by the solar disc