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Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

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Ankh
symbol of life
Ra
Carries the sun across the sky in his boat
Apep
One of the snakes Ra fights daily while taking the sun through the Duat
Duat
Egyptian underworld
Nut
Usually shown bending over the earth
Geb
this earth god wears a goose on his head
Hapi
The Nile
Sekhmet
lion-headed goddess that delivers punishment to mankind after laughing at Old Man Ra
Hathor
Cow-headed evolved form of Sekhmet
Isis
Wife of Osiris, knows the secret name of Ra
Osiris
king of the afterlife
Set
God of the desert, storms, and chaos
Horus
Osiris's son, fights Set
Horus's Sons
takes care of the organs during mummification
Nephthys
mother of Anubis
Anubis
Jackal-headed god of mummification
Ammut
"Eater of the Dead"
Thoth
a Moon god who invented writing
Aten
the actual disc of the sun
Bast
cat-headed goddess of love, sex, and childbirth
Bes
popular dwarf god
Taweret
pregnant hippo goddess of childbirth
Neith
Mother of Ra
Khonsu
This moon god likes to play games like senet
Wadjet
Cobra Goddess
Sobek
Crocodile God
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