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Egyptian gods

  • 05 16, 2023

Egyptian Gods

The number of gods in ancient Egyptian civilization reached about 1,500 gods, of course, not all of them were counted, and they were in their entirety representing natural and social phenomena and abstract concepts. If you are a fan of history, and looking to discover the secrets of Egyptian pharaohs book our Egypt tours, you will be entertained with the amazing pharaonic era and their works. Many Egyptian texts mention the names of the gods without mentioning their character or role, while others refer to specific gods without even mentioning their names, so it is difficult to compile a complete list of them.

17 of the Most Important Ancient Egyptian Gods

1- Amun:

The hidden symbol, the official symbol of the modern empire, and the title of King of the Gods.

It comes in the form of a man wearing a crown topped with feathers, and often takes the form of the symbol Maine, or in the form of a ram or a goose. If you want to discover info about king Amun, book our Luxor day tours to Karnak temple, where you will attend the sound and light show about Egyptian pharaohs.

2- Atom:

A symbol of the creator of the world, he gave birth to himself Shaw air and the art of moisture.

He comes in the form of a man wearing a royal dress, sometimes wearing the white and red crown, the upper and lower crowns of Egypt. Sometimes he draws in the form of a snake, holding the long scepter with his right hand and left hand the symbol of life (Ankh), and sometimes he draws on one of the following shapes (moose, lion, bull)

3- Aten:

The god of Abdo Akhenaten made him the only god.

It was initially in the form of a falcon's head, and like a sun disk with rays ending with human hands holding the key to life (Ankh). Join our Egypt travel packages to Luxor temple, there is a statue of king Aten and tour guide will give you a huge knowledge about him.

4- Ash

The symbol of Western Sahara comes in the form of humanity, or with a falcon's head, sometimes with a head of six, or with three heads of pil, a snake, and a buzz.

5- Aker

An old haggling of the earth and then the other world. It comes in the form of two lions with opposite backs between them, the sign of the horizon or the sun guarding the entrance and exit of the afterlife, and representing the symbol Shaw and the symbol is a fight. If you want a historical journey to discover the great Egyptian mythology stories, check out Luxor and Aswan day tours, you will be amazed from the entertainment stories. If you decide to head to Aswan you will find many sources available for fun such as you can book our Felucca ride in Aswan.

6- Anubis

Protector and guard of the coward

It is in the form of a dog that lays on a base that represents the front of the cemetery, or in an opposite double position, and also in the form of a human being with a dog's head (son of a jackal).

7- Osiris

The ruler of the world of the dead, Isis' brother and husband, gave birth to Horus.

In the form of a man without identifying his body organs. He wears the crown of the staff and grabs with his right the shepherd's stick and with his left the marrow stick.

8- Isis

A charming symbol, who is Osiris' sister and wife, and they gave birth to Horus. Their parents are Jab and Nut.

In the form of a woman with the sign of the throne on her head, sometimes she wears a crown of two horns between which the sun disk, and she takes different shapes and manifestations of symbols. I advise you head now to Luxor that is included in our Egypt Luxury tours.

9- Ptah

The creator and Lord of all industries and the arts, and takes the form of a human being without a clear identification of its members.

10- Bes

A god of fun and pleasure that you will discover his myth during Egypt Classic tours, and a protector of the mirror at birth with the goddess Taurt, in the form of a dwarf with arched stems, a terrible face, and a lion's mantle, sometimes wearing a crown of high feathers.

11- Thoth

The moon god, the messenger of the gods, and the master of the art of writing are symbolized by the bird Ibis and sometimes the apostle.

12- Hathor

Her name means the house of Horus or the headquarters of Horus, which is the eye of Ra, which destroyed his enemies, worshiped as the goddess of the dead, represented in the form of a woman carrying a crown of two horns between them the sun disk, a cow, a lioness, a snake, or a tree. I suggest heading to Dendra temple that is included in our Egypt budget tours to visit the tomb of Hathor and discover his history and symbols.

13- Horus

An ancient god of heaven and a symbol of the king, in the form of a falcon, or a man with a falcon's head.

The wanderer on the face, the Lord of the moon, appears as a boy with a pigtail that symbolizes a small tooth and the sign of the moon above his head. Huras temple is also located in Aswa, so you can use your time there and take an Aswan sightseeing day tour, you will visit the most important attractions in Aswan.

14- Raa

The creator of the world merged with several gods and became the official god of the country in the third dynasty, often represented as a man wearing the crown of the pharaoh as evidence of his leadership of the gods and beautifying the sun disk on his head, sometimes with a falcon head.

15- Subic

Merge with the god Ra under the name Subic-Ra, in the form of a crocodile or the form of a man with a crocodile head.

16- Sekhmet

Goddess of war, whose name means "severeness" from her titles is great magic, she was often represented in the form of a woman with a heart.

17- Maat

The embodiment of truth, justice, and order, a woman whose head is topped by the feather of the symbol of justice, or symbolized only by a feather.

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