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A list of names and information on the Egyptian Gods
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-Man wearing ostrich plumed grown
-No animal form
-He is refereed to as the "King of Gods"
Amun was one of the most powerful gods in ancient Egypt. Amun was combined with the sun god Ra he was then called Amon-Ra
-Man carrying a boat
-Nun was the waters of chaos
-Nun was the only thing that existed on -Earth before there was land.
The first land rose out of Nun.
-"The All"or "Perfection"
-Man with a double crown
-The first God that existed on Earth
Atum rose from the the waters of chaos (Nun) and created all the Gods.
-Woman with the head of a lioness
-Goddess of moisture
-Wife of Shu and mother of Nut (the sky) and Geb (the Earth).
-"He who rises up"
-Man wearing a headdress with feathers
-God of the air
-Shu held up the figure Nut so that the Earth and the sky were separated.
-Man lying down below the arch of the sky goddess Nut
-Man with a goose on his head
-Geb was the husband and brother of the Sky goddess Nut.
-Father of Osiris, Isis, Nepthys, and Seth.
Egyptians believed earthquakes were Geb's laughter.
-"House of Horus"
-Woman with the ears of a cow
-Headdress of horns and a sun disk
-Hathor was a protective goddess, goddess of love and joy
-Wife of Horus, mother of the Pharaoh
-mother to the universe
-Oldest Egyptian deities
-Woman whose body arches across the sky
-dress decorated in stars
-Godess of the sky, her body created a vault or canopy over the Earth
-Sister/wife to Geb, mother of Isis, Osiris, Nepthys, and Seth
-Nut swallowed the sun-god Ra and gave birth to him again the next morning
-Man wrapped in a tight white cloak carrying a staff
-God of craftsmen
-One of the creator gods.
-He spoke the words and the world came into being
-"The powerful one"
-Woman with the head of a lioness
-Similar to Tefnut
-Goddess of war
-"He who is coming into being"
-Man with the head of a scarab
- One of the Gods of creation, the movement of the sun, and rebirth
-Man with hawk head and headdress with a sun disk
-God of the sun, most important God
_Swallowed by Nut every night and given birth to every morning
-Pushed the sun across the sky
-"The one far above
-Man with the head of a hawk
-god of the sky, war, and falcons
-Protector of the ruler of Egypt
-The pharaoh was the "living Horus"
-Son of Isis and Osiris
-Ruler of the land of the living
-Man with the head of a curly-horned ram
-One of the creator gods, God of the Innundation: The yearly flood of the Nile River
-Molded people on a potter's wheel
-A mummified man wearing a white cone-like headdress with feathers
-God of the dead and ruler of the underworld
-Brother/husband of Isis
-Brother of Nepthys and Seth
-Father of Horus
-God of resurrection and fertility
-Has a temple in Abydos
-"Lady of the mansion"
-Woman with headdress showing her name in hieroglyphs
-Protective goddess of the dead
-Sister of Isis and Osiris
-Sister/wife of Seth
-Mother of Anubis
-Often shown in coffins or funerary scenes
-Man with the head of a 'Seth animal ' (unidentifiable)
-God of chaos
-Represents everything that threatened harmony in Egypt
-Brother of Osiris and Isis
-Brother/husband of Nepthys
-Murdered his brother Osiris
-Battled with nephew Horus to be ruler of the living
-A man with the head of an Ibis holding a writing palette
-God of writing and knowledge
-Gave Egyptians the gift of hieroglyphic writing
-Connected with the moon
-God of the dead, embalming, mourning ceremonies, and funerals
-Head of a jackal
-Son of Seth
-God of Pregnant woman, newborn babies, and family
-Protects from snake and scorpion bites
-Goddess of frogs
-Goddess of writing and measurement
-Goddess of childbirth and fertility
-Woman with headdress in the shape of a throne
-A pair of cow horns with a sun disk
-Protective goddess, used powerful magic spells to help people in need
-Wife/brother of Osiris
-Mother of Horus
-Mother of the Pharaoh
-Holding Horus on her lap, first throne Horus sat upon, her lap.
-Has a temple in Philae
-Goddess of the flooding of the Nile river, ancient war, hunting, and fertility
-Mother of the Nile
-Depicted with bow and arrow
-Head of gazelle or antelope, feathered crown
-Jackal god of upper Egypt
-Mostly represented in male human form
-Shown with erect penis which he holds in left hand
-right hand holding a flail
-Fused with Amun by the New Kingdom in the deity Min-Amun-Kamutef, Min-Amun-bull of his mother (Hathor)
-Shrine was crowned with a pair of cow horns
-God embodied by the Nile
-Represents life and fertility
-Mother, was originally a title of the primordial waters of the cosmos
-The mother from which the cosmos emerged as Naunet in the Ogdoad cosmogony
-Goddess of nourishment and harvest
Goddess of childbirth, and the creator of each persons Ka (part of their soul)
-Goddess of truth, balance, justice, and order
-Woman sitting or standing, holding a sceptre in one hand and an ankh in the other
-Created primal chaos, responsible for maintaning the order of the universe and all of its inhabitants, to prevent the return of chaos
-Goddess of war
-Great mother goddess
-Name of the primal waters
-Goddess of creation and weaving
-Weaves all of the world on her loom
-The sun disk or globe worshipped primarily during the Amarna period in the eighteenth dynasty
-Representing a monotheistic deity
-Amunhotep IV took the name Akhenaten.
-Aten is the crown that Ra wore.
-Son of amun and Mut
-refers to the passage of the moon across the sky.
-In the late period also known as the god of healing
-Snake goddess of lower Egypt
-Depicted as a cobra
-Patron and protector of Egypt and the pharaoh
-Always shown on a crown of the pharaohs
-joined with Nekhbet after north and south united
-Vulture Goddess of upper Egyt
-Depicted as a Vulture
-Protector of Egypt and pharaoh with her extended wings
-"Mother of mothers, who hath existed from the beginning, and creatrix of the world
-related to Wadjet
-seen on the front of pharaoh's double crown with Wadjet
-Crocodile god of the Nile
-His sweat created rivers
-God of death
-Goddess of the valley of the kings
-triple headed cobra goddess
-Dweller on the top of the pyramid shaped mountain Al-Qurn
-overlooked the tombs of the pharaohs in the valley of the kings
-war god who was originally from Syria
-Originally the god of war
-Worshiped in Abydos
-means one who leads back the distant one
-Slayer of enemies
-Bearded man wearing a robe and headdress with four feathers, holding a spear or lance
-lion-headed god (representing strenght and power.)
-Son of Ra, brother of Bastet
-Meaning "beautiful one who closes" or "one who does not close."
-A lotus flower at the creation of the world, who had arisen from the primal waters.
-represents both the first sunlight and the delightful smell of the Egyptian blue lotus flower.
-Mother of Nut Father Nun.
-When he matures he is Ra
-Ancient Egyptian deity linked with the sun, creation, and rebirth
- Self created deity responsible for the creation of the world in a flash of light.
-Said to be the Ba of Ra
-Symbol of rebirth, associated with Osiris (scarab)
-"he who came into being by himself"
-name meaning "to rise in brilliance" or "to shine"
-Worshiped in Heliopolis
-Personification of the Nile, "nourisher of fields."
-Goddess of the hunt, worshiped as a protective deity during childbirth
-Originated in Nubia or Sudan
-Called eye of Ra
-Woman wearing a tall headdress made of either reeds or ostrich feathers. Holding a sceptre and ankh symbol
-Occasionally shown as a gazelle
-Meaning "embrace" embrace of the waters of the inundation
-"He who is on his lake." "ruler of riverbanks"
-Ram god, appeared as a man with a ram head or a ram
-Creator, fertility God who was born from the primal waters
-Seven Hathors were present at every birth and foretold each baby's fate and its future, and its death at the moment it is born.
-Depicted as seven young women who wore the headdress of Hathor, horns and the solar disk. The women played tambourines
-God of fate
-Determined the span of each man's life, and was present at the judgement of the soul of the deceased duat.
-Serpent headed pig
Hu & Sia
-Crew members in the solar bark of the Sun-god Ra
-Represented in an undistinctive form as bearded men, bearers of the eye of the God Horus
-Personified the tongue and heart of Ptah
-Falcon-headed God of war
-"Lord of Thebes"
-Wore headress with a sun-disk encircled by the Uraeus (cobra) topped by two plumes
-Holding weaponery bows, arrows, knives
-During 11th dynasty became very powerful
-In the Battle of Kadesh, Rameses II was said to have seen the enemy and "raged at them like Montu, Lord of Thebes"
Four sons of Horus
-Were a group of Gods in Eyptian religion who were the personification of the Egyptian Canopic jars
-Imsety: Human headed son, protected liver. Protected by the goddess Isis
-Duamutef: Jackal headed son, protected the stomach, protected by the goddess Neith
-Hapi: Baboon headed son, protected the lungs, protected by Nephthys
-Qebehsenuef: Hawk headed son, protected the large intestines, protected by Selket
-Depicted as woman with the head of a lion, or a lioness, or cat
-Protector, warrior Goddess
-Regarded as a god mother
-Goddess of healing venomous stings and bites
-Headress has a Scorpion, depicted as a scorpion
-"she who tightens the throat"
-Believed to be able to cure scorpion stings
-Worshipped in Memphis
-Daughter of Ptah
-Goddess of fertility, sexual love, hunting and war
-wife of Set, sister Astarte
-depicted as a naked woman bearing a bow and arrow.
-Accompanied by a lion her sacred animal
-Given a plumed crown which resembled the white crown carried either bow and arrow spear and a ankh.
-Lady of Byblos
-War deity, called upon to provide protection
-Associated with the war chariot drawn by horses
-Daughter of Ptah
-Naked woman, mistress of horses
-On her head she wears the atef-crown, Crown of Osiris
-Goddess of love, war, fertility, and sexuality
-Goddess of nature, beauty, and sexual pleasure
-husband Reshep, mother of Min
-Wearing headdress of Hathoror a pair of cows horns and a sun disc, tight fitting sheath dress
-Holding snakes or papyrus plant in right hand lotus flowers in her left hand
-always facing forward
-Depicted wearing a crown of Rams horns surrounded by plumes, sun disks, and cobras
-Chapel dedicated to him on the island of Philae
-Sun God of Lower Nubia
-Depicted as a bird with a human head.
-Kalabsha center of worship
-Wearing Hemhem crown of Egypt. Connected to the sun and rebirth
-First appeared in the region of Akhenaten of the 18th dynasty
-Thought to be the representation of the Ba
-Lion headed warrior god. Stood for Victory
-Worshiped in Nubia
-"The lord of royal power"
-Depicted as being apart of the triad with Isis and Horus, or Hathor and Amon
-Worshiped in Alexandria
-Created by Greek Pharaoh Ptolemy I.
-Long hair and beard, seated on a throne with the three headed dog of Hades Cerberus
-Mummified human with the head of a bull
-Crowned with a crescent moon and two plumes
Isis (Greco Roman era)
-Worshiped as ideal mother and wife
-Patroness of nature and magic
-Friend of slaves, sinners, artisans, and down trodden
-Listened to prayers of wealthy, maidens, aristocrats, and rulers