Religion of Ancient Egypt

Gods of Ancient Egypt

Nut and Geb
Nut and Geb
Amon
Amon
Ra
Ra
Mountains
Mountains
Hathor
Hathor
Anubis
Anubis
Isida
Isida
Osiris
Osiris
Set
Set
Tot
Tot

Nut and Geb:
The queen of heaven and God of the earth.

Amon:
patron of the city of Thebes, the god of the air and the crop, the creator of the world; depicted as a man (sometimes with a ram’s head) with a scepter and a crown, with two high feathers and a solar disk.

Anubis:
God in the form of a jackal or a wild dog (or a man with the head of a jackal or dog); He was considered the protector of the dead.

Apis:
symbol of fertility, the god in the form of a bull with a solar disk; in some periods of Apis he was worshiped as a god, embodying the soul of Osiris.

Aton:
Sun God; depicted as a solar disk, the rays which ends open palms.

Bast:
the goddess of love, joy, celebrations; woman with the head of a cat or a lioness with a basket in her hand. Sometimes it portrayed as a cat.

Bes:
spirit, the patron of women in childbirth, banishing snakes, God of fun and dancing; depicted as an ugly dwarf with the muzzle of a lion.

Gore:
the god of the sky and the light, the patron of the Pharaohs, who were considered his earthly incarnation; depicted as a falcon-headed man with a crown.

Imhotep:
divine patron of architects, scientists scribes, doctors; it symbolizes a sitting figure of a scientist with a detailed papyrus scrolls in his lap.

Ishida:
goddess, mother, sister and wife of Osiris; female cow with horns and solar disk on his head in his hand the stem of the papyrus.

Osiris:
god annually dies and is reborn nature later god of the underworld and the judge of the dead; depicted as a human mummy in the crown, framed by feathers, beard, bent arms scepter and a whip.

Ptah:
the original creator-god and the god of the dead in Memphis; depicted as a mummy with an open head with a rod, standing on the characters, meaning truth.

Ra:
the sun god at Heliopolis, later identified with the god Amun of Thebes (Amon-Ra); a man with a falcon’s head and a sun disk.

That:
god of the moon, wisdom, writing and arithmetic; depicted as a man with the head of an ibis, often with a writing brush and palette in hand.

Hathor:
goddess of love and fate, goddess of the sky, a nurse pharaohs and sovereign of distant countries; depicted as a cow or a woman with cow’s horns.

Khnum:
Creator God, made man on the potter’s disk, the keeper of the Nile; a man with a ram’s head with a spirally twisted horns.