It is essential to know how the most ancient civilization lived their life thinking that it is only a phase through eternal life after death. the temples, tombs, and ruins of ancient Egypt show us a lot about religion in ancient Egypt. When you plan to travel to Egypt, it is very important to know the complicated deities adored by ancient Egyptians. Egyptians thought that everything has a god, so they created all kinds of gods. It is said that there are 740 deities worshipped by ancient Egyptians. A large number of the Egyptian gods were actually animals, which stems from the Egyptian's respect for the magical abilities of animals. For example Horus (Eagle) & Anubis (Jackal). We will try our best to make it simple for you to learn about these mysterious beliefs through a journey to the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Egypt, that shall be a good introduction of your Egypt toursEgypt Travel PackagesEgypt Luxury toursEgypt Day Tours, Cairo Day Tours and Cairo day tours from airportEgypt Travel Guide is such a full guide to learn about the culture and the amazing history of the Nile Valley. You can explore more about our Egypt Vacations below:

Amun Ra Egyptian God | Ancient Egypt Religion

God Amun Ra | Amon Re God of Ancient Egypt

Amun was a Local deity of Thebes (present Luxor), whose name means "He who is hidden. Elevated to the rank of the ruler of the gods in his form of Amun-Ra. He was worshipped in the biggest temple in the world, Karnak Temple.

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Goddess Isis Egypt | Egyptian Goddess

Goddess Isis | The Egyptian Goddess of Magic and Healing

The great goddess of magic who recomposed the disjointed body of her husband Osiris, thus creating the first mummy, and got their son Horus. Her name was written in hieroglyphics sign of the throne; the temple dedicated to her on the island of Philae was the last bastion of ancient religion.

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God Osiris | Ancient Egyptian Gods

God Osiris | Egyptian God of the Afterlife and Resurrection

Originally earthly king and god of fertility, whose name is also made from the hieroglyph of the throne, after being killed and brought back to life, he was commissioned as the savior of the dead and ruler of the under World. Abydos was the center of his cult and was a destination for pilgrimages.

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God Horus | Gods of Ancient Egypt

God Horus | The Falcon-Headed God of the Sky

Throughout ages, many brave kings have ruled Egypt. Some of them got weak. Some others were attacked by strong armies, and many faced betrayal from the closest. But after all, Egypt kings get back stronger and seek for revenge just like our king here Horus.

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God Thoth | Ancient Egyptian Mythology

God Thoth | God of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt

The ibis-headed God of wisdom and patron of scribes. His place of worship was located in Hermopolis. We will talk about this deity during ancient Egypt times and his cult along with other interesting facts. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours.

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God Seth | Mythology of Ancient Egypt

God Seth | Egyptian God of War | God of the Desert in Egypt Mythology

Seth is one of the ancient Egyptian famous gods as a god of chaos. He is the brother and husband of the goddess Nephthys and also the brother of Isis and Osiris. The cult of Seth is believed to be the oldest in Egypt.

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Goddess Nephthys

Goddess Nephthys | Mistress of the House | Goddess of the Air in Ancient Egypt

Nephthys, an Egyptian goddess, daughter of Geb and Nut, sister of Isis, Osiris and Seth, The scarcely significant quality of her name suggested that the goddess was nothing more than a creation of the myth, intended to give Seth a companion in parallel to the Isis-Osiris couple.

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Goddess Hathor

Goddess Hathor | Goddess of Fertility, Love, and Motherhood

As patron of the sacred tree it is associated with sycamore, palm, and fig tree, always in the act of feeding the deceased. Its name, literally Hat-Hor, means the "Temple of Horus" God of the sky (referring to Horus the Falcon God). Discover more about Goddess Hathor with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Anubis

God Anubis | God of the Necropolis

Anubis was one of the most famous ancient Egyptian gods. People knew him as Anpu or Inpu. Anubis is among the oldest deities who can be seen in the oldest mastabas of the Old Kingdom and also on the texts in the pyramids as a protector or guardian of the dead.

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Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead | Ancient Egyptian Funerary Text

The purpose of the book of the dead was to accompany the deceased on the long journey that, from earthly life, would escort them into the afterlife. Discover interesting facts about ancient Egyptian Mythology in this article!

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Goddess Mut

Goddess Mut | The Vulture Goddess of the Sky

Goddess Mut, wife of Amun and lady of Thebes. The cult of Mut rose in importance during the New Kingdom and Amenhotep III had a sacred lake built in Karnak Temple for her worship. Explore the mysteries of Gods in ancient Egypt!

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God Ptah

God Ptah | the God of Creation and Craftsmen

God Ptah, patron of artists, his cult was particularly important during the Memphite age when he was considered the creator of the universe. Discover the mythology of ancient Egyptian deities with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Serapis

God Serapis | Ancient Egyptian Gods

Serapis is an Egyptian god who mixed the aspects of the god Osiris and god Apis and becoming a popular cult in Ptolemaic Egypt and ancient Greece. The Cult of Serapis was expanded by Ptolemy I Soter (one of Alexander the Great’s most capable generals, and the founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.) to encourage harmony between Egypt and Greece.

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The Osiris Myth | The Story of Isis and Osiris

The Story of Isis and Osiris | The Osiris Myth

The ancient Egyptians imagined that the sky and the earth, male and female, married and had two sons. They are Osiris and Seth; and of the two daughters: Isis and Nephthys, Osiris married his sister Isis, and Seth married Nephthys.

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God Bes

God Bes | God of Childbirth | Ancient Egyptian Dwarf God

Bes is perhaps the strangest of the divinities of ancient Egypt: a dwarf portrayed from the front, with the huge face of a mask with monkeys-lion hybrid features and twisted legs among which hangs a long animal tail. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Sobek

God Sobek

Sobek is the ancient Egyptian God of Strength, Fertility, and Power. Sobek always represented as a crocodile or a man with the head of a crocodile was a powerful and frightening deity.

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God Atum

God Atum

"He who is total, complete," "He who is and he who is not." The creator who awakened in the ocean of primordial energy, he is often depicted in the form of the pharaoh wearing the double crown. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Aton | God Aten | Amarna Mythology

God Aton | Aten God of Egypt

Aton, known as the solar divinity of ancient Egypt, symbolizing the beautiful and radiant solar disk of the sky, corresponding with the vital force that gives encouragement to all the inhabitants of the earth, is a key symbol of Egyptian religion. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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Goddess Sekhmet

Goddess Sekhmet

The lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet is "the Terrifying" who sends her emissaries against humanity, bringing disease and disaster. But she is also the patron saint of doctors, to whom she instills the art of healing. It embodies the power that must be mastered. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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Goddess Nut | Goddess of the Sky

Goddess Nut | Goddess of the Sky

Goddess Nut was the goddess of heaven, author of the creation of the universe, she was the daughter of the air god Shu and the goddess of moisture Tefnut, sister and wife of Geb, who embodied the god of earth and also, was with whom he had five sons. This goddess was considered one of the oldest deities in the Egyptian tombs. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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Goddess Mut

Goddess Mut | Egyptian Goddess of Heaven

Amun's wife, her name means both "Mother" and "Death". Incarnated as a lioness, she is often depicted as a queen wearing a vulture-stripped headdress and the white crown, or double crown. Know more about Goddess Mut and the deities of ancient Egypt with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Khonsu

God Khonsu | God of the Moon

Khonsu, known as the moon god in Egyptian mythology is associated with medications, he was known as the protector of sick people, in addition to chasing away evil spirits, he even represented fertility on earth and birth. Know more with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Geb

God Geb | God of the Earth

Geb was the god of the earth, known as "the house of Geb ", not only reigned on the surface of it but also inside, so it was said that he dominated the underworld, this gave him a role very important in the book of the dead. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Khnum

God Khnum | God of the Waters

God Khnum is one of the oldest Egyptian gods, he is the creator god of Elephantine and Esna, they believed faithfully in him as if he were the creator of the primordial egg from where the sun came out at the beginning of the world, represented by a large ram on his head, in turn, he is known as the only "god of the sources of the Nile River." Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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God Shu

God Shu | Egyptian God of Air

God Shu was one of the most important deities among the Egyptian gods, he represented the god of air, his name meant emptiness as he was the space that separated heaven from earth, as well as symbolizing light, in addition to this, Shu was considered a calm god, and good as the fresh air that came to Egypt. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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Goddess Tefnut

Goddess Tefnut | Goddess of Humidity and Rain

Tefnut is one of the main deities among the Egyptian gods, she is the sister and wife of Shu, the god of air, and daughter of Atum, the god of the sun, also known as Ra. Tefnut is the goddess of humidity, rain, and dew, in ancient Egyptian culture. Discover more with Cairo Top Tours!

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