Gods of Ancient Egypt

It is one of the most interesting things to know about the details of Egyptian history and how the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians developed as they invested so much in what they believed in which was the Afterlife, they built the pyramids as the biggest tombs where they will be buried and from which they will travel to the other world, Discover a lot more about Egypt and about the religion in ancient Egypt which was an essential thing in the ancient Egyptian's life, it is a motive to travel to Egypt so you can learn about this various deity venerated by the ancient Egyptians.

Egyptians had gods in every village and city they worshipped around 740 deities. A large number of the Egyptian gods were animals that represented the presence of a higher power in their life. For instance God Horus (Eagle) & Anubis (Jackal).

Ancient Egyptian Deities

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Amun Ra Egyptian God | Ancient Egypt Religion

God Amun Ra | Amon Re God of Ancient Egypt

"The god Amun" is the official deity of the ancient Egyptian kingdom in most historical periods, he is the master of the gods and the creator of the universe of ancient Egypt. And the word Amun in the ancient Egyptian language means "hidden, secret, invisible", and all are translations of the word "Amun".

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Goddess Isis Egypt | Egyptian Goddess

Goddess Isis | The Egyptian Goddess of Magic and Healing

The wife of the god (Osiris), "Isis" was known to the ancient Egyptians as the goddess of the moon, whose symbol is a woman on whose forehead is the lunar disk. She is also known as the goddess of magic. She was worshiped in various places, and her cult spread in the era of the Ptolemies and Romans beyond the Egyptian borders, so that she had her temples, festivals and priests in all directions of the Roman state, which became the public deity of the whole universe.

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God Osiris | Ancient Egyptian Gods

God Osiris | Egyptian God of the Afterlife and Resurrection

"Osiris", the lord of eternity, the god of the realm of the dead. is symbolized in the form of a man wearing a crown, who is the head of the general trinity. "Osiris-Isis-Hor." He is the chief judge of the Egyptian court of the dead, one of the main ninth sacred gods of the ancient Egyptian religion. He was commissioned as savior of the dead and ruler of the underworld.

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God Horus | Gods of Ancient Egypt

God Horus | The Falcon-Headed God of the Sky

Over the centuries, many brave kings have ruled Egypt. Some of them were weakened. Some others were attacked by strong armies and many faced betrayal by those closest to them. But after all, the kings of Egypt become stronger and seek revenge just like our king here Horus.

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God Thoth | Ancient Egyptian Mythology

God Thoth | God of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt

Thoth or Tut, the god of wisdom among the pharaohs. The ancient Egyptians considered him to be the one who taught them writing and arithmetic and always photographed him holding a pen and slate to write on. He played an important role in the court of the dead, where the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead person was brought after the resurrection to perform the operation of weighing his heart before the pen of the goddess of truth, Maat.

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God Seth | Mythology of Ancient Egypt

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

Set is one of the deities of ancient Egypt, the god of storms and violence. He is called Seth Nabateans, ie the Seth belonging to the city of Nobet, and is the god of evil in ancient Egypt, where he killed his brother Osiris. Several battles took place between him and Horus, which ended with the victory of the good guys (Horus).

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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 unremarkable quality of her name suggested that the goddess was no more than a creation of myth, intended to give Seth a partner in parallel to the Isis-Osiris couple.

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Goddess Hathor

Goddess Hathor | Goddess of Fertility, Love, and Motherhood

She is one of the ancient Egyptian gods. The idol "Hathor" was one of the most important and famous Egyptian deities and even one of the most widespread in history. Some believe that her cult appeared in prehistoric times, while others believe that she appeared since the beginning of the Old Kingdom.

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God Anubis

God Anubis | God of the Necropolis

Anubis is considered the god of death among the pharaohs. They find a carving in ancient tombs, speaking of Anubis as a guide for the dead, the guardian of the nether world. His cult moved from the reign of the Fifth Dynasty of the god Osiris when he was worshiped in ancient Egypt.

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Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead | Ancient Egyptian Funerary Text

The Book of the Dead is placed with the dead to ensure their journey to the afterlife. It is a collection of religious documents and funerary texts that were used in ancient Egypt and were used from the beginning of the modern era of the ancient Egyptian state until about 1550 BC.

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Goddess Mut

Goddess Mut | The Vulture Goddess of the Sky

Mut is one of the oldest goddesses embodying the sky and therefore had great importance in the beliefs of ancient Egypt. The cult of Mut increased in importance during the New Kingdom and Amenhotep III had a sacred lake built in the Temple of Karnak for her worship.

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God Ptah

God Ptah | the God of Creation and Craftsmen

"Ptah" in ancient Egyptian religion is the god in whom the power of the creation process resides and the first deity in creation. Therefore, all the kings of Egypt who ruled it for long periods of time were similar to him. The Egyptians believed that he was the creator, the inspiration, and the protector of artists, so he was the ideal for artists.

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God Serapis

God Serapis | Ancient Egyptian Gods

Serapis was worshipped as a god of healing and the other world and was always depicted as a man with a beard and curly hair, with clothes on the top of his head. His temple, the "Serapeum", in the city of Alexandria was the most important, and patients used to go to this temple from all over for healing.

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The Osiris Myth | The Story of Isis and Osiris

The Story of Isis and Osiris | The Osiris Myth

Isis and Osiris, the ancient myth of pharaonic love that was more than a thousand years before the stories of Qais and Lily or Romeo and Juliet, that mythical sacrificial love that made Isis and Osiris the most beloved gods of the ancient Egyptians and made the god Six hated for doing evil and trying to kill his brother.

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God Bes

God Bes | God of Childbirth | Ancient Egyptian Dwarf God

Bess is one of the ancient Egyptian deities and was very popular during the New Empire. He is represented by a puffy-cheeked dwarf with a fan-shaped chin to strike terror into the hearts of the wicked. His mention was found abundantly in the Temple of Dandara, and he was worshipped in the Roman era as the Healer who was armed with a shield and sword.

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God Sobek

God Sobek

Subic or Sobek is the god of ancient Egypt with nature. He was associated with royal power, fertility, and military prowess. He was also considered a protective god against dangers with evil-repelling qualities, associated in particular with the dangers posed by the Nile due to its flooding.

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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.

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God Aton | God Aten | Amarna Mythology

God Aton | Aten God of Egypt

Aton is the deity announced by King Akhenaton and considered the sun god, and the light of Aton benefits all races, representing Aton in the form of a solar disk, with its rays ending in human hands, to give life and prosperity to the royal family, and after the death of Akhenaton. Amun returned again, to his first place, as one of the Egyptian gods.

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Goddess Sekhmet

Goddess Sekhmet

Sekhmet is a mythological figure of ancient Egypt, depicted as a lioness-headed woman seated on a throne. Among her titles are the great lady, the beloved of Ptah, the eye of Ra, the lady of war, the lady of the earthly, "Upper and Lower Egypt", the mighty, and many other titles, meaning that her name is the most powerful, and she was worshipped at the entrances of the valleys, especially in Upper Egypt.

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Goddess Nut | Goddess of the Sky

Goddess Nut | Goddess of the Sky

Nut is the goddess of the sky in ancient Egyptian religion and is usually drawn with stars. According to the religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians, she is the sister of Jeb, god of the earth, and her father Shu, god of the air, and her mother Tefnut, the goddess of moisture (or the goddess of fire as interpreted by some historians).

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Goddess Mut

Goddess Mut | Egyptian Goddess of Heaven

Wife of Amun, her name means both "Mother" and "Death". She is the mother of the gods in ancient Egypt. Her pronunciation and name have changed over thousands of years in various cultures and civilizations. Incarnated as a lioness, she is often depicted as a queen with a vulture-stripped headdress and white crown, or double crown.

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God Khonsu

God Khonsu | God of the Moon

Khonsu, known as the god of the moon in Egyptian mythology is associated with medicines, he was known as the protector of the sick, in addition to warding off evil spirits, he even represented fertility on earth and birth. He was known since ancient times as the son of "Amun and Mut" and his temple in Karnak is incredibly preserved.

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God Geb

God Geb | God of the Earth

Geb is one of the gods of the ancient Egyptians and belongs to the so-called "Tarsus Heliopolis". According to ancient Egyptian religious legend, he is the brother of the sky goddess Nut, and they are the two sons of the god of air, Shu and his wife, Tefnut, who was considered the goddess of moisture and water, but archaeologists now describe as the goddess of "fire".

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God Khnum

God Khnum | God of the Waters

Khnum in ancient Egyptian religion, a god who was depicted in the form of a ram, or a man with a ram's head and two horns. According to ancient Egyptian belief, Khnum performed the physical creation of humans from the slime of the Nile on a potter's wheel. He was worshipped in various places in Egypt, such as Aswan, Esna, and Memphis as the god who brought the Nile to establish life on its banks.

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God Shu

God Shu | Egyptian God of Air

The god Shu was one of the most important deities among the Egyptian gods, he represented the god of the air, his name meant emptiness since it was the space that separated the sky from the earth, besides symbolizing the light, besides this, Shu was considered a calm and good god like the fresh air that came to Egypt.

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Goddess Tefnut

Goddess Tefnut | Goddess of Humidity and Rain

Tefnut is one of the gods of ancient Egypt and belongs to the sacred Tasus of Heliopolis. And according to the myths of the ancient Egyptians, this ninth found the world of water, earth, and sky, in addition to creation. Tefnut was also called "the Nubian cat" and was sometimes called "the truth". Archaeologists had previously believed that it represented moisture and decided to describe it as a symbol of fire.

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Re-Hor-Achti ( God of ancient Egypt )

Re-Hor-Achti ( God of ancient Egypt )

Re-Hor-achti is an ancient Egyptian deity, which combines the god Ra, which is the solar disc, with the god Horus represented through horizons.

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Bastet ( God of ancient Egypt )

Bastet ( God of ancient Egypt )

Bastet was a god of Egypt's ancient times. She was adoring herself as an animal and was fused with Sehmet, the goddess in the modern state, where the predatory Lioness Sekhmet was portrayed. When Bastet is angry, she turns into a satanic figure, who takes revenge on the weak and the enemies.

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Ma`at  Goddess in Ancient Egypt

Ma`at Goddess in Ancient Egypt

Maat is an Egyptian goddess who has an oyster feather on her head as a woman. She had been regarded by the Egyptians as Ra's daughter. It was a symbol of the divine order which governs the world and its path and which encompasses the significance of reality, truth and justice.

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Net (Neth) goddess in ancient Egypt

Net (Neth) goddess in ancient Egypt

Neith is an Egyptian mythological goddess, but she also exists in other cultures. It is secured as a guardian of household life and the west delta garrison. According to the Pharaonic belief, she is the one who "was first to give birth before anyone else was born, but was never born herself."

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Mehet Weret | Goddess of Water

Mehet-Weret is primarily referred to as being the "Celestial Cow" or "Cow Goddess" as a result of her physical characteristics, however, she contributes to the planet in additional ways other than that. She is additionally the god of Water, Creation, and Rebirth; in Egyptian mythology, Mehet-Weret is one of the most elements within the creation and survival of life.

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Goddess Seshat | Goddess of Writing

Seshat, in ancient Egyptian faith, was the divinity of writing and activity and therefore the ruler of books. She was the consort of the god Djhuty (Thoth), and each was a divine scribe (Sesb). She was depicted as a feminine carrying a headscarf with horns and a star together with her name written on that.

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Apophis the Egyptian God | God Apep

Apophis was maybe the sole Egyptian god to be powerful, with a military of demons at his disposal. The evil god wasn't worshipped; he was feared. it's additionally believed that regardless of what number of times he was challenged, he may ne'er be entirely vanquished

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Goddess Nekhbet | Egyptian Goddess

In Egyptian mythology, Nekhbet symbolized the correct divine rule, and she or he target-hunting the queens and pharaohs in securing the throne. In her vulture type, Nekhbet was the associate emblem of protection, and she or he guarded the souls of the deceased.

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Wadjet Goddess | The Serpent Goddess

Wadjet was one of the first Egyptian deities. She began to be worshipped in the Predynastic as the custodian immortal of Lower Egypt, the northern part of the country. She eventually became the official immortal of the autarchy, once Lower Egypt was united with Upper Egypt c.

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