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Amun
Chief god of Egypt
Anubis
Jackal-headed God of Mummification
Apis
A bull representing the blessed soul of Ptah
Aten
The one true god of Akhenaten
Atum
Created the universe.
Geb
Earth God
Horus
The living king of Egypt was this god
Isis
Wife of Osiris, mother of Horus
Khnum
Ram-headed god who created each human and ka
Maat
Daughter of Re. Feather of Truth
Nut
Sky Goddess
Osiris
Ruler of the Underworld
Ra
Sun God, Father of Horus.
Seth
Jealous brother of Osiris.
Shu
God of Air. Separated Earth and Sky
Abd-el-Rasul
Family of tomb robbers
Akhenaten
Changed religion, capital, and art of Egypt
Lord Carnarvon
Funded the expeditions of Howard Carter
Howard Carter
Found King Tutankhamun's tomb intact
Jean-Francois Champollion
Deciphered the Rosetta Stone
Hatshepsut
Female King. Temple built by Senmut
Khafre
Second Pyramid and Sphinx at Giza
Khufu
Great Pyramid at Giza
Narmer
Unified Upper and Lower Egypt, c.3100 B.C
Nefertiti
Beautiful wife of Akhenaten
Rameses II
Great builder of temples, including Abu Simbel
Thothmes III
Succeeded Hatshepsut. Conquering king
Dominique Vivant-Denon
Artist for Napoleon's campaign in Egypt
Zoser
Step Pyramid at Sakkara, built by Imhotep