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List of Gods   : "Egypt"

NameOriginDescription
"A" Egypt / Greek A, among the Egyptians is denoted by the hieroglyphic which represents the ibis. Among the Greeks it was the symbol of a bad augury in the sacrifices.
God name "AMUN" Egypt Supreme creator god. Amun is a Sun god, lord of the sky and king of the Egyptian world....
God name "ATEN" Egypt Creator Sun god. Aten, the Sun as a disc, was revered as a numen in his own right, distinct from Atum or Re, from circa 2000 BC and possibly earlier. His influence had been growing under several pharaohs including Amenhotep II, Tuthmosis IV and Amenhotep III, who initiated a cult of Aten at Heliopolis....
God name "ATUM" Egypt Sun god and creator god. Atum is generally represented in human form and often wears a crown which combines those of Upper and Lower Egypt. He is represented as various animals including the bull, lion, snake and lizard. Atum was regarded as the progenitor of the Egyptian pharaohs. Both Atum and Re are represented by a Divine black bull, Mnevis or Mer-wer, wearing the Sun disc and uraeus or snake between its horns. It acts as an intercessor between the Sun god and his priests in Heliopolis....
God name "Aa Maakhuer" Egypt Lion god of truthful speech: "he whose voice, or speech, is right and true"; Book of the Dead. Egypt
Goddess name "Aabit" Egypt Singing Goddess. Rules over music, song, voice, arts. Egypt
God name "Aah" Egypt moon god of the Egyptians.
"Aahla" Egyptian The Field of peace; a portion of Amenti the Egyptian underworld
Goddess name "Aahmes Nefertari" Egypt protector / punisher of humans elevated to goddesshood Egypt
God name "Aam" Egyptian A name for the god Tem, a form of the Sun god in the city of Annu. Book of the Dead associates Aam with the Sun god Ra. Egyptian
Goddess name "Aasith" Egypt Goddess of the hunt, war, and the desert Egypt / Syria
God name "Acacia" Egypt Acacia-wood was held in ancient times to be the "Wood of Life" and sacred to the Sun god of Egypt.
Goddess name "Ahat" Egypt cow goddess Egypt
Goddess name "Ahemait" Egypt underworld goddess who eats the souls of the unworthy. Egypt
God name "Aheramenmthoou" Egypt God of thunder, night, storms, wind, landslides and tidal waves. Egypt
Goddess name "Ahti" Egyptian A goddess of evil
God name "Ahti aka Ahto" Egypt God of streams, lakes and sea. Egypt
God name "Aken" Egypt underworld god and keeper of the underworld ferryboat. Egypt
God name "Aken" Egypt Chthonic underworld god. The keeper of the underworld ferry boat....
God name "Aker" Egypt God of the earth who guards in the entrance to the underworld. He rules rver earth, fields, poisons, anecdotes, weaving. Egypt
God name "Aker" Egypt Chthonic earth god of passage. Known from the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC onward). Controls the interface between eastern and western horizons of the underworld, and is the guardian of the gate through which the king passes into the underworld. Aker provides a safe course for the barque of the Sun god during its passage through the underworld at night. He may be seen as the socket holding the boat's mast. He is also considered benevolent against snake bites. Represented by opposite facing pairs of human or lion heads....
Deity name "Akert khentet auset[s]" Egypt Book of the Dead deity. Egypt
God name "Akeru" Egypt Pluralistic earth gods. Egypt
Deities name "Akeru" Egypt Pluralistic chthonic earth gods. Probably stemming from the pre-Dynastic period. Malevolent deities who can seize and imprison the souls of the deceased....
Goddess name "Akusaa" Egypt Goddess of war and Sunset. Egypt
"Aleria" Egypt One of the Amazons, and the best beloved of the ten wives of Guido the Savage.
God name "Am-Heh" Egypt underworld god and minor deity who lives in a lake of fire. Egypt
God name "Am-Heh" Egypt Chthonic underworld god. A minor deity said to inhabit a lake of fire. The so-called “devourer of the millions.” Depicted with the head of a hound....
Goddess name "Amaunet" Egypt Goddess of fertility. Egypt
Goddess name "Amaunet (the hidden one)" Egypt / Upper Fertility goddess. Amaunet seems to have a taken a role as an early consort of AMUN, one of the eight deities of the OGDOAD and representing hidden power. In that context she is depicted anthropomorphically but with the head of a snake. She is shown in reliefs and as the subject of a notable statue from the Record Hall of Tuthmosis III at the Karnak complex of Thebes, where she was recognized as a benign protective deity especially called on at times of royal accession. As a fertility goddess she was largely eclipsed by the goddess MUT. She is sometimes equated with NEITH, the creator goddess of Sais, and her attributes may include the red crown of the Delta....
Deity name "Amen" Egypt A primordial creation deity
God name "Amen aka Amoun" Egypt Amun, Amon, Ammon. "Hidden God"; "Great Father." Phallic deity sometimes pictured with the head of a ram and other times pictured as a man with a crown with two tall straight plumes. He rules over reproduction, fertility, generation, wind, air, prophecy, Agriculture. Egypt
Goddess name "Ament" Egypt / Libya Aka Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess." Goddess of the underworld and consort of Amen. She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living. Egypt / Libya
God name "Ami" Egypt God of fire Egypt
God name "Ami Neter" Egypt A singing god who rules over winds and song. Egypt
God name "Ami Pi" Egypt A lion god. Egypt
Goddess name "Ammit" Egypt Goddess who ate the hearts of unworthy souls. Egypt
"Ammon" Africa Originally an Aethiopian or Libyan divinity, whose worship subsequently spread all over Egypt, parts of Africa, and many parts of Greece. The real Egyptian name was Amun or Ammun.
God name "Ammon/ Amen" Egypt The god of air, wind, Sun, reincarnation, war
Goddess name "Ammut" Egypt An underworld goddess that eats the hearts of the evil
Goddess name "Ammut (devouress of the dead)" Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess. A significant deity who allegedly consumes the dead if their hearts are found weighed down with guilt in the Judgment Hall of the Two Truths during the Weighing of the Heart ceremony. Ammut has a fearsome aspect and sits alongside forty-two juror gods named in the Book of the Dead. Depicted with the head of a crocodile, the trunk and fore-limbs of a lion and the hind part of a hippopotamus.See also THOTH and MAAT....
Goddess name "Amn" Egypt Goddess of justice. Egypt
"Amon" Greek Commands forty legions, can appear in the form of a wolf with a serpent's tail and vomiting flames. In human form, he has the head of an owl and his beak shows canine teeth. He was the supreme diety of the Egyptians, who had blue skin in human form. Amon can tell of the past and the future, and reconcile the differences between friends.
God name "Amon/ Amun" Egypt A god of Agriculture, fertility & long life
God name "Amsu" Egypt God of fertility. Egypt
God name "Amu" Egypt Dawn God. Egypt
God name "Amun" Egyptian An Egyptian deity who combined with the Sun god to become Amun-Re, Amun was paramount in the Egyptian pantheon during the height of the pharaonic empire.
Goddess name "Amunet" Egypt Goddess of mystery. Egypt
Goddess name "Amunet/ Nuit" Egypt A goddess of mystery
Goddess name "Amutnen" Egypt Goddess of milk cows. Egypt
Goddess name "An i" Egypt / Upper Guardian deity. Seems to have become assimilated with HORUS and was one of the protectors of the eastern sky in which the Sun rises. According to some texts he is also responsible for the decapitation of the goddess HATHOR in a conflict for the throne of Egypt. Anti is known from Middle kingdom coffin texts (circa 2000 BC). Depicted as a falcon, or a human with a falcon's head, standing on a crescent-shaped barque....
Goddess name "Anahita" Babylon / Egypt Goddess of water and war. Babylon / Egypt
Goddess name "Anat in Egypt" Egypt Anat first appears in Egypt in the 16th dynasty (the Hyksos period) along with other northwest Semitic deities. She was especially worshipped in her aspect of a war goddess, often paired with the goddess ‘Ashtart. In the Contest Between Horus and Set, these two goddesses appear as daughters of Re and are given in marriage to the god Set, who had been identified with the Semitic god Hadad.
Goddess name "Anatis" Egypt Goddess of the moon. Egypt
God name "Andjety" Egypt An underworld god of the ninth nome[district]
Goddess name "Andjety" Egypt / Lower Chthonic underworld god. Minor deity in anthropomorphic form known from the Pyramid Texts. Identified with the ninth nome (district). Responsible for rebirth in the afterlife and regarded as a consort of several fertility goddesses. He was revered at Busiris where he clearly heralded the cult of Osiris. Attributes: high conical crown (similar to the atef crown of Osiris) decorated with two tall plumes, crook and flail. In early Pyramid Texts, the feathers are replaced by a bicornuate uterus.See also Osiris....
God name "Anhouri" Egypt Minor god. Egypt
God name "Anhouri" Egypt Minor god. A deity whose mummy was allegedly kept at Tanis....
God name "Anhur" Egypt Aka Anher, Anhert. Official God of the nome Abt and its capital. Rules over war, Sun and the sky. Egypt.
Goddess name "Anqet" Egypt / Libya Aka Anuket, Anukis, "The Clasper." water Goddess of the Nile Cataracts. Her symbal was the cowrie shell. Pictured as a woman donning a tall plumed crown. Also has been depicted as having four arms. Rules Over: Producer and giver of life, water. Egypt / Libya
Deity name "Anti" Egypt Guardian deity of the eastern sky. Egypt
God name "Anubis" Egypt Aka Anpu, Sekhem Em Pet. Messenger from the gods to humans. Pictured with the head of a jackal or dog, or as a dark colored jackal. He, with Maat, weighed human souls for truth and he rules over Wisdom, intelligence, death, embalming, endings, truth, justice, surgery, hospital stays, finding lost things, anesthetics, Medicine, journeys, protection, boats, diplomacy, astral travel, cemeteries. Egypt
Goddess name "Anuket" Egypt Goddess of water and of rivers. Egypt
Goddess name "Anukis" Egypt Birth goddess and of the cataracts of the lower Nile. Egypt
God name "Anzety" Egypt God and king of Busiris. Egypt
God name "Apedemak" Sudanese / Meroe war god. An Egyptianized deity, his main sanctuary was contained in a vast religious complex and center of pilgrimage at Musawwarat-es-Sufra, north of the sixth Nile cataract. Sacred animals include cattle and the African elephant. Depicted with the head of a lion and a human body, holding a scepter embellished with a seated lion at the tip....
Demon name "Apep" Egypt Aka Apepi, Apophis. demon enemy of the Sun this huge serpent caused storms and eclipses and ate the Sun at evening. Rules over: darkness, storm, night, the underworld, death, eclipses. Egypt
God name "Apesh" Egypt Tortoise god of night, evil, and the powers of darkness. Egypt
Goddess name "Apet" Egypt Goddess who protects pregnant women, children, nursing mothers and justice. Egypt
God name "Apis" Egyptian Apis the Bull of Memphis, is called the greatest of gods, and the god of all nations, while others regard him more in the light of a symbol of some great divinity. Egyptian
Goddess name "Apit" Egypt Mother Goddess, nursing mother. Egypt
Demon name "Apophis" Egypt The demon of darkness
"Apuat" Egypt Aka Upuat. Pictured as Anubis is except he is white or gray instead of black. He guides souls to their place of rest after their hearts are weighed against the feather. Egypt
God name "Aput" Egypt Messenger God. Egypt
God name "Ari Au Tchesf" Egypt A lion god
Goddess name "Armkis [Greek]" Egypt / Upper Birth goddess. Minor deity with cult centers in lower Nubia and at Elephantine. She is variously the daughter of RE, and of KHNUM and SATIS. Anukis lives in the cataracts of the Lower Nile. Her portrait appears in the Temple of Rameses II at Beit-et-Wali where she suckles the pharaoh, suggesting that she is connected with birth and midwifery, but she also demonstrates a malignant aspect as a strangler (see HATHOR). Her sacred animal is the gazelle. Depicted anthropomorphically wearing a turban (modius) with ostrich feathers. Also Anuket (Egyptian)....
God name "Arrinsnuphis [Greek]" Egypt / Nubian Local god of uncertain affinities. Probably significant circa 700 BC to AD 400 as an attendant of ISIS. He appeared in Egyptian sanctuaries during the Greco-Roman period and seems to have been of...
God name "As" Egypt Local fertility god. Egypt
God name "As" Egypt / western Sahara Local fertility god. Known from the Early Dynastic Period. By inference a benign god of oases and other fertile areas of the desert. Epithets include “lord of Libya.” Depicted anthropomorphically, occasionally hawk-headed....
Goddess name "Asbit" Egypt Goddess of fire. Egypt
God name "Aseb" Egypt Fire God. Egypt
Goddess name "Ashkit" Egypt Goddess of the winds. Egypt
God name "Asira" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local god. Mentioned only in name by the Babylonian king Nabonidus, worshiped at Taima and influenced strongly by Egyptian culture.See also SALM....
Goddess name "At Em" Egypt A goddess of time
God name "Aten" Egypt The creator of the universe in ancient Egyptian mythology, usually regarded as a Sun god represented by the Sun's disk. Egypt
Goddess name "Athor" Egypt Goddess of light Egypt
Goddess name "Atum" Egypt The first god, having arisen by his own force himself, sitting on a mound (benben), from the primordial waters (Nu). Early myths state that Atum created the god Shu and goddess Tefnut from his semen by masturbation in the city of Annu. Egypt
God name "Aua" Egypt God of Gifts. Egypt.
God name "Auf" Egypt Aka Euf Ra. An aspect of the Sun god Ra. Shown as a ram-headed man wearing the solar disk. Rules over Peace, rest, sleep, courage.
Goddess name "Auset" Egypt Goddess of Sirius. Egypt
Goddess name "Autyeb" Egypt Goddess of happiness and joy. Egypt
Goddess name "BAAL (lord)" Western Semitic / Canaanite / northern Israel, Lebanon / later Egypt vegetation deity and national god. Baal may have originated in pre-agricultural times as god of storms and Rain. He is the son of DAGAN and in turn is the father of seven storm gods, the Baalim of the Vetus Testamentum, and seven midwife goddesses, the SASURATUM. He is considered to have been worshiped from at least the nineteenth century BC. Later he became a vegetation god concerned with fertility of the land. From the mid-sixteenth century BC in the Egyptian New kingdom, Baal enjoyed a significant cult following, but the legend of his demise and restoration was never equated with that of OSIRIS. In the Greco-Roman period, Baal became assimilated in the Palestine region with ZEUS and JUPITER, but as a Punic deity [Carthage] he was allied with SATURNUS, the god of seed-sowing....
Goddess name "BASTET" Egypt Feline goddess associated with the vengeance of the Sun god. Bastet is the daughter of the Sun god RE and is regarded as his instrument of vengeance, the “rage in his eye.” Alternatively she is the eldest daugh ter of AMUN. She has a son, the lion headed god MIHOS....
Deity name "BES" Egypt Guardian deity of women in labor. A dwarfish and hideous, but essentially benign deity whose ugliness wards off evil. He is generally present at births exerting a protective influence. Bes appears with a large-bearded and barely human face, a thick body, short arms and short bandy legs....
God name "Ba" Egypt Or Kneph, a ram-god, of the soul, and thus of birth. Egypt
God name "Ba" Egypt Banebdjed, a ram-god of birth, essentially the soul Osiris. Egypt
"Ba" Egyptian One part of the ancient Egyptian concept of the soul which was imagined as a bird body with a human head.
Spirit name "Ba (2)" Egypt / Lower Ram god. A fertility deity from early in Egyptian religion invoked particularly at Mendes. In a later cult, the name ba comes to represent the spirituality of a deity, often represented in an animal, e.g. the bull, or the mortal manifestation of a god as pharaoh....
God name "Ba-Pef" Egypt Malevolent underworld god. Egypt
Spirit name "Ba-Pef" Egypt Chthonic underworld god. An obscure malevolent deity known from the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC) in which he may have enjoyed a priesthood. According to limited references among the Pyramid Texts, he had a cult following and was associated in some way with pain or spiritual anguish affecting the king....
God name "Babi" Egypt Malevolent god. Known from as early as the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC). Babi is seen as a violent and hostile deity whose presence can be highly dangerous during the ceremony of the Weighing of the Heart in the Hall of the Two Truths (see also AMMUT). Conversely he can also act in a protective capacity. Closely associated with sexual virility in the underworld, Babi is ithyphallic. A god active in the darkness, his penis serves variously as the mast on the underworld ferry boat, and the bolt on heaven's doors. Depicted as an ithyphallic male baboon....
"Bacchis" Egyptian A sacred bull which changed its colour every hour of the day. Egyptian
God name "Banebdjedet" Egypt Ba of the Lord of Mendes a fertility god and originally a ram with horns shaped like cork-screws, later he was often thought of as a he-goat. According to Herodotus his followers did not sacrifice goats. Egypt
God name "Banemdedet" Egypt A god of sexual fertility
Goddess name "Bariebdjedet" Egypt / Lower Ram god. Possibly concerned with arbitration, his consort is the fish goddess HATMEHYT. He is the father of HARPOKRATES. According to tradition (Chester Beatty I papyrus) he was called upon to intercede in the contest for the Egyptian kingdoms between HORUS and SETH. He is placed in some accounts in Upper Egypt on the island of Seheil at the first Nile cataract, but his cult is centered on Mendes in the Delta region of Lower Egypt [Tell et-Ruba] and is closely linked with the mother of Rameses III. He is generally depicted in anthropomorphic form, but with the head of a ram....
Goddess name "Bast" Egypt Cat goddess, healing, life and war, protector of the pharaoh, Egypt
Goddess name "Bast/ Pasht" Egypt A cat goddess, healing, life & war
Goddess name "Bastet" Egypt A goddess of fertility, love, sex,of joy (Bastet)
Goddess name "Bastet aka Pasht" Egypt Goddess of fertility, love, sex,of joy. A Divine mother, and more especially as protectress, for Lower Egypt (Bastet)
Goddess name "Bat" Egypt / Upper cow goddess of fertility. She was probably well known in the Old kingdom (circa 2700 BC onward). Associated principally with Upper Egypt, for a while she may have rivaled Hathor in Lower Egypt but by the time of the New kingdom (sixteenth century BC) her influence had waned. She may be represented on the Narmer Palette (Cairo Museum) which com memorates the unification of the two kingdoms. Bat is only rarely found in large sculptures and paintings, but is often the subject of Egyptian period jewelry, including amulets and ritual sistrum rattles. Depicted as a cow or anthropo morphically with bovine ears and horns. Also Bata....
Goddess name "Baty" Egypt A cow goddess of fertility
God name "Benu" Egypt God of the Sun in a bird like form Egypt
God name "Benu" Egypt / Upper Transmuted bird-like form of a Sun god. A deity mentioned in Pyramid Texts (circa twenty-fifth century BC) and linked with the Sun god of Heliopolis, ATUM. He is also said to have been self-created from the primeval ocean and is sometimes a symbol of rebirth in the afterlife. Benu may have augmented the Greek classical tradition of the Phoenix. He appears in the Old kingdom as a yellow wagtail but later becomes a heron, wearing the conical white crown of Upper Egypt with two slender feathers pointing backwards from its crest....
Goddess name "Berenice" Egypt Goddess of Coma Berenices. Eratosthenes referred to it as both "Ariadne's Hair" and "Berenice's Hair. Egypt
God name "Bes" Egypt Dwarfed semigod of childbirth, food, love, marriage, luck, recreation, relaxation and sleep. Egypt
"Bubastis" Egypt A daughter of Osiris and Isis, and sister of Horus (Apollo). Her mother, Isis, entrusted Bubastis and Horns to Buto, to protect them from Typhon. Egypt
"Buto" Egypt An Egyptian divinity, whom the Greeks identified with their Leto, and who was worshipped principally in the town of Buto, which derived its name from her. Festivals were celebrated there in her honour, and there she had also an oracle which was in high esteem among the Egyptians. Egypt
"Caligorant" Egyptian An Egyptian giant and cannibal who used to entrap strangers with a hidden net. This net was made by Vulcan to catch Mars and Venus, Mercury stole it for the purpose of catching Chloris, and left it in the temple of Anubis; Caligorant stole it thence. At length Astolpho blew his magic horn, and the giant ran affrighted into his own net, which dragged him to the ground. Whereupon Astolpho made the giant his captive, and despoiled him of his net.
God name "Canopus" Egyptian The Egyptian god of water. The Chaldeans worshipped fire, and sent all the other gods a challenge, which was accepted by a priest of Canopus. The Chaldeans lighted a vast fire round the god Canopus, when the Egyptian deity spouted out torrents of water and quenched the fire, thereby obtaining the triumph of water over fire.
God name "Chnum" Egypt God Egypt
God name "Chonsu" Egypt God of the moon Egypt
God name "Chunsu" Egypt The son of Amon-Ra, a moon-god and god of healing. He formed one of the Triad with Mut and Amon-Ra. Egypt
"Cithara" Greek One of the most ancient stringed instruments, traced back to 1700 B.C. among the Semitic races, in Egypt, Assyria, Asia Minor, Greece and the Roman empire, whence the use of it spread over Europe. Greek
"Cneph" Egyptian An Egyptian Creator of the world.
God name "Dedun aka Dedwen" Egypt God who was the lord and giver of incense, depicted as a lion. Egypt
God name "Dedun/ Dewden" Egypt A god that was the lord & giver of incense
God name "Dedwin" Nubian a god of riches & incense that was nailed by the Egyptians
God name "Doudoun" Nubian God of Nile cataracts. Depicted as an antelope with twisted horns. His consorts are Sati and Anuket. Modeled on the Egyptian ram god KHNUM. Also Dodonu.See also ANUKIS....
God name "Dua" Egypt Lion headed god of the future and protector of the stomach of the deceased. Egypt
God name "Duamutef aka Tuamutef" Egypt Was one of the Four sons of Horus and a funerary god who protected the stomach and small intestines of mummified corpses. Egypt
Angel name "Duma aka Dumah" Egypt The angel of Egypt and the angel of silence and who appeared to terrified the Israelites as they departed Egypt with Moses.
Planet name "Eloai" Egypt Primordial being, one of the seven planetary spirits of the Egyptians
"Ennead" Egypt The Heliopolis pantheon as a group
Deities name "Ennead" Egypt / Lower The Heliopolis pantheon. The nine major deities enumerated and given their genealogy by the priesthood of Heliopolis, the center of the Sun-worshiping cult in Lower Egypt. Comprising the Sun god ATUM (or Atum-Re) and his offspring, S U, TEFNUT, GEB, NUT, OSIRIS, ISIS, SETH and NEPHTHYS. Other Egyptian cult centers possessed similar pantheons though not necessarily including the same list of deities. Thus, for example, the god PTAH presided at Thebes....
"Enneads" Egypt The Ancient Egyptians set up multiple Enneads; the Great Ennead, the Lesser Ennead, the Dual Ennead, plural Enneads, and the Seven Enneads.
"Epaphos" Greek The progenitor of the Egyptians
King name "Epaphus" Greek A son of Zeus and was concealed by the Curetes, by the request of Hera. He subsequently became king of Egypt and built the city of Memphis. Greek
Goddess name "Epet" Egypt Goddess of healing, childbirth, children Egypt
Goddess name "Ermutu" Egypt Goddess of childbirth and midwives. Egypt
God name "Geb" Egypt God of the earth. He is also a Patron of herbalism. Egypt
"Gengenver" Egyptian The goose who laid the Cosmic Egg. Egyptian
God name "HERYSAF (he who is upon his lake)" ORIGIN Egypt Primeval deity associated both with Osiris and Re. Herys”af is a ram god said to have emerged from the primeval ocean, possibly recreated in the form of a sacred lake at Hnes, the capital of Lower Egypt for a time at the beginning of the third millennium (during the First Intermediate Period). The god is depicted with a human torso and the head of a ram wearing the atef crown of Lower Egypt. Herys”af began as a local deity but took on national importance as the soul (ba) of RE, and of OSIRIS. Herys”af 's sanctuary was enlarged by Rameses II and the god is said to have protected the life of the last Egyptian pharaoh when the Persian and later Macedonian dominations began. He eventually became syncretized with HERAKLES in Greco-Roman culture and Hnes became known as Herakleopolis....
God name "Ha" Egypt A god of the deserts to the west of Egypt
God name "Ha" Egypt Guardian god. Early deity of the western Sahara referred to as warding off enemies (possibly Libyan) from the west. Depicted in anthropomorphic form crowned by the symbol of desert dunes....
Goddess name "Hadad" Western Semitic / Syrian / Phoenician weather god. Derived from the Akkadian deity ADAD. In texts found at the site of the ancient Canaanite capital of Ugarit [Ras Samra] , the name of Hadad apparently becomes a substitute for that of BAAL. His voice is described as roaring from the clouds and his weapon is the thunderbolt. His mother is the goddess ASERAH. During Hellenic times he was predominantly worshiped at Ptolemais and Hierapolis. His Syrian consort is ATARGATIS, who overshadowed him in local popularity at Hierapolis. Statues of the two deities were carried in procession to the sea twice yearly. According to the Jewish writer Josephus, Hadad also enjoyed a major cult following at Damascus in the eighth and ninth centuries BC. By the third century BC the Hadad-Atargatis cult had extended to Egypt, when he becomes identified as the god SUTEKH. In the Greek tradition his consort becomes HERA.See also ADAD....
God name "Hah" Egypt This is the god that was the bearer of heaven, a personification of infinity & eternity
Supreme god name "Hammon aka Ammon" Libya An oracle god who had the shape of a ram. This was taken over by the Egyptians, who identified the god with their supreme god Amun; they called god of the oracle 'Amun of Siwa, lord of good counsel'. Libya
God name "Hapantalli" Egypt God of the Nile, fish, barley, grain, herbs, water, dew, and fertility. Egypt
God name "Hapantalli/ Hapi/ Hapy" Egypt A god of the Nile, fish, barley, grain, herbs, water, dew, & fertility
God name "Hapi" Egypt A god that protected the the lungs of the dead
"Hapi" Egypt One of the Four sons of Horus depicted in funerary literature as protecting the throne of Osiris in the underworld. Hapi is depicted as a baboon-headed mummified human on funerary furniture and especially the canopic jars that held the organs of the deceased. Hapi's jar held the lungs. Hapi was also the protector of the North. Egypt
"Hapy" Egypt A deification of the annual flood of the Nile River. Egypt
Goddess name "Hapy" Egypt Fertility god of the Nile flood. Inhabits caverns adjacent to the Nile cataracts and oversees the annual inundation of the Nile valley. His court includes crocodile gods and frog goddesses. There are no known sanctuaries to Hapy. He is depicted in anthropomorphic form but androgynous, with prominent belly, pendulous breasts and crowned with water plants. He may hold a tray of produce. At Abydos he is depicted as a two-headed goose with human body.See also KHNUM....
God name "Har-pi-kruti" Egyptian Form of the Egyptian god Horus, as a child sitting on his mother's knee.
God name "Harachte" Egypt God of the morning Sun. Egypt
God name "Harakhte or Harakhtes" Egypt The Sun God and mythical first pharaoh, son of Isis and Osiris. Represented as falcon headed god he was later absorbed by Ra. Egypt
God name "Harakhti" Egypt Form of the god Horus. Egypt
God name "Harakhti" Egypt A form of the god HORUS. The aspect of the god who rises at dawn in the eastern sky. According to Pyramid Texts, the king is born on the eastern horizon as Harakhti, which contradicts the more commonly held belief that the king is the son of RE, the Sun god....
God name "Harendotes" Egypt A very young and very combative aspect of the Horus god, who is included in the Texts of the Pyramids. Egypt
God name "Harendotes [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS. Under this name, Horus specifically guards and protects his father OSIRIS in death. He thus becomes associated with sarcophagi and appears frequently in coffin texts. Also Har-nedj-itef (Egyptian)....
God name "Harmachis" Greek Another form of the Egyptian god Horus
God name "Harmachis [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS. Harmachis is Horus as the Sun god. Inscriptions from the New kingdom (circa 1550-1000 BC) identify the sphinx at Giza as Harmachis looking toward the eastern horizon. Also Har-em-akhet (Egyptian)....
God name "Harmeti" Egypt The tutelary god of Seden, a form of Horus
God name "Haroeris" Greek Another form of the Egyptian god Horus, but this time as an adult
God name "Haroeris [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS as a man. The name distinguishes the mature deity from HARPOKRATES, the child Horus. In this form he avenges his father, OSIRIS, and regains his kingdom from SETH, his uncle. He is depicted as the falcon god. Also Harueris; Har-wer (both Egyptian); HARENDOTES....
God name "Harpocrates" Greek The Greek form of the Egyptian god Har-pi-kruti (Horus the Child), made by the Greeks and Romans the god of silence. This arose from a pure misapprehension. It is an Egyptian god, and was represented with its "finger on its mouth," to indicate youth, but the Greeks thought it was a symbol of silence. Greek
God name "Harpokrates" Greek Another form of the Egyptian god Horus, as a child sitting on his mother's knee
Goddess name "Harpokrates [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS as a child. Generally depicted sitting on the knee of his mother, the goddess ISIS, often suckling at the left breast and wearing the juvenile side-lock of hair. He may also be invoked to ward off dangerous creatures and is associated with crocodiles, snakes and scorpions. He is generally representative of the notion of a god-child, completing the union of two deities. Also Har-pa-khered (Egyptian)....
God name "Harpre" Egypt God whose job was to protect the king from illness and misfortune. Egypt
God name "Harsaphes" Egypt Ram-headed god of fertility and water Egypt / Greek
God name "Harsaphes" Egypt God of Herakleopolis, represented with ram's head. Harsaphes was eventually assimilated with Osiris and Re. Egypt
God name "Harsiese" Egypt Form of the god HORUS. Specifically when personifying the child of ISIS and OSIRIS. According to the Pyramid Texts, Harsiese performs the “opening of the mouth” rite for the dead king....
God name "Harsiese[s]" Egypt A form of the god Horus, especially as the child of Isis & Osiris
God name "Harsieses" Egypt Form of the god Horus, especially as the child of Isis and Osiris. Egypt
"Harsomtus" Egypt From the Greek, indicating a form of Horus as a child. Harsomtus unifies northern and southern Egypt. At the Edfu Temple, he is identified as the offspring of Horus the elder and Hathor.
God name "Harsomtus [Greek]" Egypt Form of the god HORUS. In this form Horus unites the northern and southern kingdoms of Egypt. He is depicted as a child comparable with HARPOKRATES. At the Edfu temple, he is identified thus as the offspring of Horus the elder and HATHOR. Also Har-mau (Egyptian)....
God name "Haru-pa-khart" Egypt Harpocrates God of the rising Sun. Horus the Child, son of Isis and Osiris, originally a god of youth and vigor, later taking on the aspects of the Sun-god. At Mendes he was the son of Hat-mehit. Egypt
Goddess name "Hathor" Egypt The Beautiful Face In The Boat For Thousands Of Years. Goddess of procreation, sexuality, romance, trees, poetry, music, alcohol, childbirth, infants, death, fertility, love, marriage, beauty, joy and the sky. Egypt
Goddess name "Hatmehyt" Egypt Hatmehit. Goddess of fertility and guardian of fish and fishermen. Egypt
Goddess name "Hatmehyt (she who leads the fishes)" Egypt Fertility and guardian goddess of fish and fishermen. Local deity whose cult center was at Mendes [Tell el-Ruba] in the Nile delta. She is the consort of the ram god BANEBDJEDET. Depicted anthropomorphically, or as a fish....
Goddess name "Hatmehyt/ Hatmehit" Egypt The fertility & guardian goddess of fish & fisherman
Goddess name "Hatshepsut" Egypt Goddess of justice Egypt
Goddess name "Hauhet" Egypt Primordial goddess, one of the Ogboad Egypt
"Hauhet" Egypt Female form of Huh, one of the initial primeval pairs representing the infinity of space. Egypt
Goddess name "Hauhet" Egypt Primordial goddess. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD, representing chaos, she is coupled with the god HEH and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a snake. The pair epitomize the concept of infinity. She is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
God name "Haurun" Western Semitic / Canaanite Chthonic or earth god. Haurun was introduced to Egyptian religion probably by emigre workers who related him to the sculpture of the Sphinx at Giza. Haurun was known locally as a god of healing....
God name "He Zur" Egypt Baboon god accepted as a manifestation of Thot Egypt
God name "He Zur (the great white one)" Egypt Baboon god. Known from the Old kingdom and regarded as a manifestation of Thot....
Goddess name "Hedetet" Egypt She is the scorpion goddess found in the Book of the Dead
God name "Heh" Egypt Primordial god of infinity Egypt
God name "Heha" Egypt God of magical words Egypt
Goddess name "Hehet" Egypt Primordial goddess of the immeasurable Egypt
"Heka" Egypt The deification of magic in Egypt
"Heka aka Hike" Egypt The deification of magic, his name being the egyptian word for magic. Heka literally means activating the Ka, which Egyptians thought was how magic worked. Egypt
Goddess name "Heket" Egypt A goddess midwives
Goddess name "Heket" Egypt Frog goddess concerned with birth. Minor deity who by some traditions is the consort of HAROERIS (see also HORUS). Texts refer to a major sanctuary at Tuna et-Gebel which has been totally obliterated. The remains of another sanctuary survive at Qus in Upper Egypt. In the Pyramid Texts she is referred to as a deity who eases the final stages of labor. Depicted as wholly frog-like or as a frog-headed human figure, often found on amulets or other magical devices associated with childbirth....
Goddess name "Heket aka Heqet" Egypt Hekit, Heget, goddess of childbirth and midwives. Later, as a fertility goddess, associated with the flooding of the nile, and with the germination of corn, she became associated with the last stages of childbirth. Egypt
Goddess name "Hekt" Egypt A goddess midwives
God name "Hemen" Egypt A falcon–god, worshipped in Hefat, who was depicted during the Old kingdom as slaying hippopotami, and other symbolic forces of chaos. Egypt
Goddess name "Hemsut" Egypt Goddess of fate and newborn babies Egypt