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Son of Osiris, a sky god closely linked with the king; pictures as a hawk or hawk-headed man
enemy of Horus and Osiris, god of storms; pictured as an unidentifiable creature (some believe a wild donkey), or a man with this animal's head.
a moon deity and god of writing, counting, and wisdom; pictures as an ibis, or ibis-headed man, ofter with a crescent moon on his head.
original god of the Nile, pictured as a bull, god of pottery who shaped men out of clay on his potter's wheel; later, god of pottery.
goddess of love, birth, and death; pictured as a woman with cow's horns and a sun disk on her head.
the crocodile god, associated both with the fertility of the Nile, and because of the ferocity of the crocodile, with the army's power and strength.
the sun god in his many forms pictures as a hawk-headed man with a sun disk on his head
Gods of Egypt
Chapter 4: Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses