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List of Gods : "Egypt"   (200++ records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Hemsut/ Hemuset"
Egypt A goddess of fate and newborn babies
God name
"Henkhesesui"
East Ram headed, winged, beetle god of the east wind Egypt
Goddess name
"Heqt"
Egypt Goddess of life and childbirth, equipped with a frog's head Egypt
Hero name
"Hera"
Greek Probably identical with kera, mistress, just as her husband, Zeus, was called eppos in the Aeolian dialect. The derivation of the name has been attempted in a variety of ways, from Greek as well as oriental roots, though there is no reason for having recourse to the latter, as Hera is a purely Greek divinity, and one of the few who, according to Herodotus, were not introduced into Greece from Egypt. Greek
Goddess name
"Here Ketit"
Egypt A lion headed goddess who breathes fire on the evil deceased
Goddess name
"Heret-Kau"
Egypt underworld goddess of the old kingdom Egypt
Goddess name
"Heret-Kau"
Egypt / Lower underworld goddess. Very little is known of Heret-Kau. She was recognized chiefly in the Old kingdom (27th to 22nd centuries BC), apparently concerned with guardianship of the deceased in the afterlife and sometimes appearing as a figurine in attendance on ISIS in building foundations....
God name
"Hermanubis"
Egyptian A god who combined Hermes with Anubis. He was popular during the period of Roman domination. Depicted as having a human body and jackal head, with the sacred caduceus that belonged to the Greek god Hermes, he represented the Egyptian priesthood.
God name
"Heron"
Egypt God appearing on the monuments of the Greek and Roman eras, thought to be a horseman god Egypt
God name
"Heru-Behutet"
Egypt A god of light and of blacksmiths. Egypt

"Heru-khuti"
Egypt Horus of the two horizons, usually has the head of a hawk and represents the course of the Sun from Sunrise to Sunset, across the skies. Egypt

"Heru-ur"
Egypt The personification of the Face of heaven by day, while Set was that of night. He was depicted as a man or a lion with the head of a hawk. An aspect of Horus. Egypt
God name
"Herysaf"
Egypt A primeval god
God name
"Heryshaf"
Egypt An ancient ram-god and a creator and fertility god who was born from the primeval waters. He was pictured as a man with the head of a ram, or as a ram. Egypt
Goddess name
"Hesat"
Egypt Goddess of birth and a minor guardian of pregnant and nursing mothers. Egypt
Goddess name
"Hesat"
Egypt Goddess of birth. Minor guardian of pregnant and nursing mothers whose milk, the “beer of Hesat,” nourishes humanity. Identified in some texts as the mother of ANUBIS. Depicted as a cow....
God name
"Hetep"
Egypt God of peace and happiness Egypt
Goddess name
"Hetepes-Sekhus"
Egypt underworld goddess Egypt
Goddess name
"Hetepes-Sekhus"
Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess. A minor deity accompanied by a retinue of crocodiles. As one of the manifestations of the vengeful “eye of RE,” she destroys the souls of the adversaries of the underworld ruler OSIRIS. Depicted as a cobra or anthropomorphically with a cobra's head....
God name
"Hez-ur"
Egypt Baboon god, considered to be a form of Thot Egypt

"Hike aka Heka"
Egypt The deification of magic, his name being the egyptian word for magic. Egypt
God name
"Hike/ Heka"
Egypt This god had his shrines in / around of Memphis

"Hor-Hekenu"
Egypt In this form, Horus is the lord of protection Egypt
God name
"Horus"
Egypt A god of prophecy, healing, music, art, war, victory, light, the north & the sky
God name
"Horus"
Egypt Hor, Heru-ur, the Elder Son of Nut and Seb. A sky god whose eyes are the Sun and the moon. The falcon symbolizes him. Egypt
God name
"Horus"
Egypt The god of the sky, and the son of Osiris. His mother is Isis. Since he was god of the sky, Horus became depicted as a falcon, or as a falcon-headed man. Egypt
God name
"Horus"
Egypt Horus the Younger A solar deity, god of the rising Sun, of light, Son of Osiris and Isis. The latter taught him the arts of magick and healing through oracles. He absorbed and was identified with the other Horus gods-the Heru group. Egypt
God name
"Horus"
Egyptian The Mighty One of Transformations. Egyptian god, the son of Isis and Osiris. God of the all-seeing eye. His animal is the falcon.
God name
"Horus"
Egyptian The Egyptian day-god, represented in hieroglyphics by a sparrow-hawk, which bird was sacred to him. He was son of Osiris and Isis, but his birth being premature he was weak in the lower limbs. As a child he is seen carried in his mother's arms, wearing the pschent or atf, and seated on a lotus-flower with his finger on his lips. As an adult he is represented hawk-headed. Strictly speaking, Horus is the rising Sun, Ra the noonday Sun, and Osiris the setting Sun.
Goddess name
"Hours"
Egypt underworld goddesses, the 12 daughters of Re Egypt
Goddess name
"Hours"
Egypt underworld goddesses. The twelve daughters of the Sun god RE. They act in concert against the adversaries of Re and control the destiny of human beings in terms of each person's life span, reflecting the supremacy of order and time over chaos. The Hours are sometimes represented on the walls of royal tombs in anthropomorphic form with a five-pointed star above the head. Also Horae (Greek)....

"Hu"
Egypt The personification of Divine Utterance, the voice of authority. Egypt
Deities name
"Hu"
Egypt God personifying royal authority. One of several minor deities born from drops of blood emitting from the penis of the Sun god RE (see also SIA). Hu epitomizes the power and command of the ruler....

"Huh"
Egypt The deification of eternity in the Ogdoad, his name itself meaning endlessness. Egypt
God name
"Huzayui"
Egypt serpent headed, winged god of the west wind Egypt
Goddess name
"Iabet"
Egypt The goddess of the Eastern Desert, of fertility and rebirth. She was a personification of the land of the east. Egypt
God name
"Ibis or Nile-bird"
Egypt The Egyptians call the sacred Ibis Father John. It is the avatar' of the god Thoth, who in the guise of an Ibis escaped the pursuit of Typhon. The Egyptians say its white plumage symbolises the light of the Sun, and its black neck the shadow of the moon, its body a heart, and its legs a triangle. It was said to drink only the purest of water, and its feathers to scare or even kill the crocodile. Egypt
God name
"Ihi aka Ehi"
Egypt God of the sistrum. Egypt

"Ihi/ Ehi"
Egypt He is the lord of the sistrum
God name
"Ihy"
Egypt A young god personifying the jubilation emanating from the sacred rattle. Egypt
Goddess name
"Ihy"
Egypt / Upper God of music. Minor deity personifying the jubilant noise of the cultic sistrum rattle generally associated with the goddess Hathor. The son of HATHOR and HORUS. Particularly known from the Hathor sanctuary at Dendara. Depicted anthropomorphically as a nude child with a side-lock of hair and with finger in mouth. May carry a sistrum and necklace....

"Ikhekhu or Akhekhu"
Egypt A semi-supernatural being described as a serpent with four legs, resembling an European griffin. Egypt
God name
"Imhotep"
Egypt The first architect and physician known by name in written history. Two thousand years after his death, his status was raised to that of a god. He became the god of Medicine and healing. He was linked to Asclepius by the Greeks. Egypt
God name
"Imiut"
Egypt Minor chthonic protective god Egypt
Deities name
"Imiut"
Egypt Minor chthonic god. One of the attendant deities of the necropolis, he is linked with ANUBIS, and in pre-dynastic times was represented by a skin hung on a pole....
God name
"Imset"
Egypt Funerary god charged with the care of the liver of the deceased. Egypt
God name
"Imset/ Amset"
Egypt This god is a funerary god charged with the care of the liver of the deceased
Goddess name
"Inanna"
Mesopotamia Inana, the original "Holy Virgin," as the Sumerians called her, is the first known divinity associated with the planet Venus. This Sumerian goddess became identified with the Semitic goddesses Ishtar and later Astarte, Egyptian Isis, Greek Aphrodite, Etruscan Turan and the Roman Venus. Mesopotamia
Goddess name
"Ini"
Egypt Goddess of justice Egypt
Goddess name
"Ini Heret"
Egypt She is the goddess of mediators, diplomats, statesman's & other professional liars

"Inmutef"
Egyptian Egyptian bearer of the heavens.
Goddess name
"Inmutef (pillar of his mother)"
Egypt Minor god. The “bearer of the heavens,” his cult is linked with that of the goddess HATHOR....
God name
"Inmutef/ Inummutef"
Egypt A minor canopic god
Demon name
"Ipet"
Egypt She was originally the demon-wife of Apep, the original god of evil. Egypt
Goddess name
"Ipet/ Ipi"
Egypt She started life as a hippopotamus goddess
Goddess name
"Ipy"
Egypt A mother goddess that occasionally will wet nurse the king
Goddess name
"Ipy"
Egypt Mother goddess. In the Pyramid Texts Ipy appears occasionally as a benevolent guardian and wet nurse to the king. She is also perceived to exert a benign influence on amulets. Depicted as a hippopotamus or anthropomorphically with a hippo's head. Also Ipet....
Goddess name
"Ipy aka Ipet"
Egypt Apet, Opet, a benign hippopotamus goddess known as a protective and nourishing deity. Egypt
Book name
"Isa - Soma - Ulu'tuyar - Ulu Toyo'n - Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n"
Egyptian Ulu Toyo'n "Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern heaven, Power of heaven, From the Egyptian Book of the Dead
God name
"Isdes"
Egypt Chthonic god of death Egypt
Deities name
"Isdes"
Egypt Chthonic god of death. Known from the Middle kingdom onward he is one of the minor deities concerned with the judgment of the dead. He became syncretized with ANUBIS....
Goddess name
"Isis"
Egypt Goddess of childbirth, death, the earth, fertility, marital devotion, motherhood, healing, home, magic, the moon and the mother goddess Egypt
God name
"Island of Flame"
Egypt Though not a god, without it eight gods would never have came into being Egypt
God name
"Isten"
Egypt God related to knowledge and wisdom Egypt
Goddess name
"Iusaas"
Egypt A goddess of Heliopolis whose name means, "she comes who is great". She plays a crucial role as the feminine principle in the creation of the world. Egypt
Goddess name
"Iusaas"
Egypt / Lower Creator goddess. Locally known from Heliopolis and perceived as being a feminine principle in the cosmos equating to the Sun god ATUM. Depicted anthropomorphically with a scarab on her head....
Goddess name
"Iusaaset"
Egypt The female counterpart of Tem and a solar goddess. Egypt

"Jannes and Jambres"
Egypt The two magicians of Pharaoh, who imitated some of the miracles of Moses. The Jannes and Jambres who withstood Moses, mentioned by St. Paul, are supposed to be the same. Egypt
God name
"Joh"
Egypt Original word for God of the moon in Thebes Egypt
Goddess name
"Jumit"
Egypt A local goddess of El Tod

"Juok"
Africa / Egypt Juok of the Shilluks. Juok molded all men of earth while he wandered the earth creating the rest of the world. White men were created from white sand which Juok found in the land of the white. Red or brown men were created out of the mud of the Nile in Egypt. Black men were created from black earth found in the land of the Shilluck. According to this creation story, man was given all necessary parts to function. Each part had a reason for being. For example, Juok gave man arms in order for man to work. Africa

"Ka"
Egyptian Egyptian name for the vital force of life.
Goddess name
"Kades”"
Canaanite Fertility goddess. Depicted naked carrying a snake and usually standing upon a lion. Taken over by the Egyptians (see QUADES )....
Goddess name
"Kauket"
Egypt Keket. A primordial goddess, one of the eight who represent chaos. She was a snake-headed woman who ruled over the darkness with her husband. Egypt
Goddess name
"Kauket"
Egypt Primordial goddess. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, she is coupled with the god KEK and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a snake. The pair epitomize the primordial darkness. She is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
Goddess name
"Kebechet"
Egypt Chthonic snake goddess Egypt
Goddess name
"Kebechet"
Egypt Chthonic snake goddess. The daughter of ANUBIS who was involved in the cult of the dead as the deity responsible for libations. She is depicted as a serpent....
God name
"Kebechsenef"
Egypt Funerary god responsible for at the lower portion of the body Egypt
Goddess name
"Kefa"
Egypt Goddess of the Great Bear Egypt
God name
"Kek"
Egypt Kuk, Keku, the god of the darkness of chaos, the darkness before time began. Egypt
Goddess name
"Kek"
Egypt Primordial god. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, he is coupled with the goddess KAUKET and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a frog. The pair epitomize the primordial darkness. He is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
Goddess name
"Kek t Ken"
Egypt Goddess of love Egypt
Goddess name
"Keket"
Egypt Goddess of darkness associated with the the island of flame Egypt
God name
"Kematef"
Egypt An epitaph for the primeval god Amun

"Kemwer"
Egypt An epithet of Horus, who was viewed as a hawk. Egypt
God name
"Kemwer"
Egypt A description of the Mnevis bull, a manifestation of the Ka (life-force / power) of the chief god, Atum-Ra. Egypt

"Kemwer/ Kemur"
Egypt The Black Bull the venerated at Athribis
God name
"Khem"
Egypt God of life and growth in nature, vegetation, animals, fertility Egypt
God name
"Khentimentiu"
Egypt This is the god that rules the destinies of all of the dead
God name
"Khepera"
Egypt Blue haired scarab god of transformation, water, creation and warriors Egypt
God name
"Kherty"
Egypt Chthonic earth god, was around from 2500 BCE Egypt
God name
"Kherty (lower one)"
Egypt Chthonic or earth god. Known from at least 2500 BC, Kherty acts as a guardian of royal tombs but displays a more ominous aspect threatening the soul of the ruler. Pyramid Texts warn that the king must be protected from Kherty by the Sun god RE. Depicted anthropomorphically or with the head of a ram....
God name
"Khesef"
Egypt Lion god who repels feelings of lust Egypt
God name
"Khnum"
Egypt Khnemu, one of the earliest Egyptian gods, originally the god of the source of the Nile River. Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its surrounds, he was thought to be the creator of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs. He was later described as having molded the other gods, and he had the titles Divine Potter and Lord of created things from himself. Egypt
Goddess name
"Khnum"
Egypt / Upper Chthonic or earth god. Said to create human life on a potter's wheel but strictly at the behest of creator deities. He is usually seated before a potter's wheel on which stands a naked figure in the process of molding. The Khnum cult was principally directed from sanctuaries at Esna, north of the first Nile cataract, and at Elephantine where mummified rams covered with gold leaf and buried in stone sarcophagi have been discovered. Khnum supervises the annual Nile flood, which is physically generated by the god HAPY. His consort at Esna is the goddess Menhyt. Khnum is also described at other sites as the BA or soul of various deities including GEB and OSIRIS. Depicted anthropomorphically or with the head of a ram....
God name
"Khnum/ Kneph/ Khnemu"
Egypt A smith god who forms humans on his potter's wheel
God name
"Khons"
Egyptian God of healing. Egyptian
Goddess name
"Khons(u) (wanderer)"
Egypt / Upper moon god. Recognized from at least 2500 BC but best known during the New kingdom (mid-sixteenth century BC). A significant deity at Thebes, where he is described as an offspring of AMUN and MUT. His sacred animal is the baboon. There is a Khonsu precinct as part of the Temple of Amun in the Karnak complex. From the Greco-Roman period there exists a sanctuary of Kom-ombo where Khonsu is seen as the offspring of the crocodile god SOBEK and the mother goddess HATHOR. Depicted anthropomorphically or with a falcon's head, but in either case enveloped in a close-fitting robe. He wears a crown consisting of a crescent moon subtending a full moon orb....
God name
"Khons[u]/ Khons Hor"
Egypt A god of healing & the moon
Deity name
"Khonsu"
Egypt Aka Chons, Khensu, Khons, Khonsu or Khonshu, is an ancient lunar deity, from before formal structure was given to a pantheon. His name reflects the fact that the moon travels across the night sky, for it means The Wanderer, and also had the titles Embracer, Pathfinder, and Defender, as he was thought to watch over night travelers. Egypt
God name
"Kis"
Egypt This god was venerated in Kusae
God name
"Kloanthes Hellenized/ Roman"
Egypt A youthful god of Panoplois
Spirit name
"Kneph"
Egypt Was originally the breath of life, his name meaning soul-breath. Indeed, according to Plutarch and Diodorus, kneph was identical with the Greek pneuma. Kneph in this context was a spirit that breathed life into things, giving them form. Egypt Kneph eventually became considered to be the creator god himself, in Elephantine, although his identity was finally assimilated into the more important god Amun.
God name
"Kuk"
Egypt Primeval god, one of a pair, a member of the Ogdoad, who represent the darkness who reigned prior to the creation of any heavenly body. Egypt
King name
"Leviathan"
Egypt The crocodile, or some extinct sea monster, described in the Book of Job. It sometimes in Scripture designates Pharaoh, king of Egypt, where the word is translated "dragon."
God name
"Lotus"
Egypt The Egyptians pictured God sitting on a lote-tree, above the watery mud. Jamblichus says the leaves and fruit of the lote-tree being round represent "the motion of intellect;" its towering up through mud symbolises the eminency of Divine intellect over matter; and the deity sitting on the lote-tree implies His intellectual sovereignty. Egypt
God name
"MIN"
Egypt Fertility god. Min is the most significant deity in the Egyptian pantheon in respect of sexual virility. In some genealogies he is the son of ISIS, in others he represents Isis's consort with HORUS as their child. Min is depicted in anthropomorphic form wearing a modius bearing two plumes and a hanging ribbon. He is generally drawn in profile, legs together and with his left arm raised into the angle made by his royal flail. The most obvious feature of the iconography is a strongly erect penis. Min is represented in older art by two serrated cones projecting horizontally from a disc. His sacred animal is probably a white bull and he is also associated with the tall lettuce species (Lac tuca sativa), the shape of which may be reminiscent of an erect phallus....

"Ma'at"
Egypt Truth, order, balance and justice personified. Egypt
God name
"Maahes"
Egypt A lion-god, the devourer of the guilty and protector of the innocent. Egypt
God name
"Maahes/ Maa/ Myhs/ Mihos"
Egypt He's the god of sight, Sun god of the Nile Delta, & the midsummer
Goddess name
"Maat"
Egypt A goddess of justice, truth & stability
Goddess name
"Maat"
Egypt Minor goddess of cosmic order. Epitomizing the harmonious laws of the cosmic order. She is recognized from the middle of the third millennium, and probably earlier, closely associated with the creator deities and particularly the Sun god. In later times she was described as the “daughter of Re.” Her only known sanctuary is in the complex of Karnak at Thebes. Maat is depicted either in human form wearing an ostrich plume on her head or by an ostrich feather alone. The rulers of Egypt believed that they governed under her aegis and frequently had themselves described as “beloved of Maat.” Maat was also integral to the success of a soul passing through the Hall of the Two Truths, where the heart was weighed, to reach Paradise....
Goddess name
"Mafdet"
Egypt Minor goddess who is Guardian against snakes and scorpions Egypt
Goddess name
"Mafdet"
Egypt Minor goddess. She acts as a guardian against snakes and scorpions. She is depicted in the form of a panther, often with the instrument of an executioner....
God name
"Mahes"
Egypt God of the Sun normally worshipped in the region of the Nile delta Egypt
God name
"Mahes"
Egypt Sun god. An ancient deity worshiped chiefly in the region of the Nile delta and representing the destructive power of the Sun's heat. Depicted in the form of a lion. Also Miysis (Greek)....
Goddess name
"Mathit"
Egypt Tree goddess who helps the dead climb to heaven Egypt

"Maut"
Egypt Female principle of generation. Egypt
God name
"Mehen"
Egypt Minor chthonic underworld god Egypt
God name
"Mehen"
Egypt Minor chthonic underworld god. The guardian of the barque of the Sun god RE during its passage through the underworld at night. Depicted in the form of a coiled snake....
Goddess name
"Mehet-Weret"
Egypt Minor goddess of the creation accounts Egypt
Goddess name
"Mehet-Weret (great flood)"
Egypt Minor goddess associated with creation accounts. In some versions of the story she epitomizes the primeval ocean, while in others she is the waterway on which the barque of the Sun god RE travels. She is depicted as a cow bearing a Sun disc between its horns and lying on papyrus reeds....
Goddess name
"Mehet-uret"
Egypt Goddess who was the embodiment of all primeval waters Egypt
Goddess name
"Mehit"
Egypt Goddess of lions Egypt
Goddess name
"Mehit/ Mechit"
Egypt A lion goddess
Goddess name
"Mehturt"
Egypt Goddess of the sky Egypt
God name
"Memphis"
Greek 1. A daughter of Nilus and wife of Epaphus, by whom she became the mother of Libya. The town of Memphis in Egypt was said to have derived its name from her. Others call her a daughter of the river-god Uchoreus, and add that by Nilus she became the mother of Aegyptus. 2. One of the daughters of Danaus. Greek
Goddess name
"Menchit"
Egypt Originally a foreign war goddess, and the female counterpart, and thus wife, to Anhur. It was said that she had come from Nubia with Anhur. Her name depicts this warrior status, as it means she who massacres. Egypt
Goddess name
"Menhit"
Egypt Lion goddess Egypt
Goddess name
"Menhit/ Menchit"
Egypt A lion goddess
God name
"Menthu"
Egypt God of war Egypt
Goddess name
"Meret/ Mer"
Egypt A goddess of song & rejoicing as well as the treasury
Goddess name
"Meretseger"
Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess who brings illness and death to the disrespectful. Egypt
Goddess name
"Meretseger"
Egypt Localized chthonic goddess associated with the underworld. At Thebes she acted in either benign or destructive fashion against workers building tombs in the Valley of the kings. She is generally depicted as a coiled cobra which may possess a human head and arm. One of the best representations is on the sarcophagus of Rameses III. She lost her popularity when the use of Thebes as a royal cemetery was discontinued early in the first millennium BC....
Goddess name
"Meretseger/ Meresger"
Egypt A chthonic underworld goddess who brings illness and death to the disrespectful
God name
"Merulis"
Egypt A form of the God of the Sun. Ancient Egypt
Goddess name
"Mesenet"
Egypt Goddess of the birth tile Egypt
Goddess name
"Meskhenet"
Egypt Goddess of prophecy, childbirth, reincarnation, fate and justice Egypt
Goddess name
"Meskhoni"
Egypt Goddess birth and midwives Egypt
God name
"Mihos"
Egypt Lion god of Lower Egypt
Goddess name
"Mihos"
Egypt Lion god. The son of the goddess BASTET. Depicted in leonine form and originating from a cult center at Leontopolis [Tell el'Muqdam] in Lower Egypt. A sanctuary in his honor was built at Bubastis. Also Miysis (Greek)....
God name
"Mihos/ Miysis"
Egypt A lion god of Lower Egypt
God name
"Min"
Egypt God potency, fertility, thunder, reproduction, roads and the sky Egypt
God name
"Mir"
Egypt God of sex Egypt
God name
"Miysis"
Egypt A god of war and a protector of sacred places. He was lord of the horizon and manifested the heat of summer and fought all aggressors threatening Egypt and was also seen as one of Osiris' executioners. Egypt
God name
"Month aka Menthu"
Egypt A hawk-god, of war. Egypt
God name
"Month/ Montu"
Egypt The war god of Thebes that quit during the 11th dynasty, royal politics you see
God name
"Montu"
Egypt Local god of war. Worshiped in and around the district of Thebes in Upper Egypt. He is known from circa 2000 BC and possibly earlier, but came to special prominence overseeing the aggressive posture of Theban kings from the XI to XVIII Dynasty (2133-1320 BC). Montu is depicted in human form but with a falcon's head surmounted by twin plumes, a Sun disc and the uraeus (cobra). At some stage, probably as Month (Greek), he became identified with a sacred bull, Buchis....

"Mundane Egg"
Egyptian In the Phoenician, Egyptian, Hindu, and Japanese systems, it is represented that the world was hatched from an egg. In some mythologies a bird is represented as laying the mundane egg on the primordial waters.
Goddess name
"Mut"
Egypt An ancient Egyptian mother goddess with multiple aspects that changed over the centuries. Rulers of Egypt supported her worship in their own way to emphasize their own authority and right to rule. Egypt
Goddess name
"Mut"
Egypt The patron goddess of Thebes. In Upper Egypt she is the counterpart of SAKHMET, the Lower Egyptian goddess from Memphis. After superseding the goddess AMAUNET, she became locally the consort of the Sun god AMUN, in which capacity she is the mother of the moon god KHONSU. She was also regarded as the Divine mother of the Theban kings. Mut is depicted in human form wearing a vulture headdress sur mounted by the twin crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. She is typically dressed in a bright red or blue patterned gown. Less frequently she is drawn with a lion's head. She enjoyed a cult center at Thebes where her sanctuary was known as the Iseru....
God name
"Myhs"
Egypt A god of war and a guardian and a lord of the horizon. Egypt
Goddess name
"Naueet"
Egypt Primordial goddess. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, she is coupled with the god NUN and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a snake. The pair epitomize the primordial abyss. She is also depicted greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon....
Goddess name
"Naunet"
Egypt Primordial goddess one of the eight Ogdoad. Egypt

"Nebethepet"
Egypt mistress of the offering. The feminine counterpart of the creative principle of Atum. Egypt
Goddess name
"Nebethetpet"
Egypt Local primordial goddess. She was worshiped in Heliopolis and is a female counterpart to the Sun god ATUM in creation mythology. Specifically she is the hand with which he grasped his penis to self-create the cosmos....
Goddess name
"Nechmetawaj"
Egypt A goddess of justice

"Nechmetawaj aka Hathor"
Egypt A personification of the milky Way, which was seen as the milk that flowed from the udders of a heavenly cow. Egypt
God name
"Nefertem"
Egypt A god of Sunrise, perfumes, ointments, virility, pleasure & Lotus flowers
Deity name
"Nefertem aka Nefertum"
Egypt Nefer-Tem, Nefer-Temu, the young Atum at the creation of the world had arisen from the primal waters. Since Atum was a solar deity, Nefertum represented Sunrise, and since Atum had arisen from the primal waters in the bud of an Egyptian blue water-lily, Nefertum was associated with this flower. Egypt
God name
"Nefertum"
Egypt A minor primordial God of creation from lower Egypt
Goddess name
"Nefertum"
Egypt / Lower Minor god of primordial creation. Specifically he is the blue lotus blossom of RE. Nefertum was worshiped in the Nile delta as the son of the cobra goddess WADJET. At Memphis he is the son of the goddess SAKHMET, while elsewhere in Lower Egypt his mother is considered to be the goddess BASTET. Also Nephthemis (Greek)....
Goddess name
"Nehebka"
Egypt serpent-headed Goddess who aided Anubis in the embalming and funeral rites. Egypt

"Nehebkau"
Egypt Originally the explanation of the cause of binding of Ka and Ba after death. Thus his name, which means one who brings together Ka. Since these aspects of the soul were said to bind after death, Nehebkau was said to have guarded the entrance to Duat, the underworld. Egypt
God name
"Nehebu-Kau"
Egypt A serpent god who participated in the creation of the world when he swam around the solar boat of Re in the watery chaos. Egypt
God name
"Nehebu-Kau"
Egypt Minor snake god. Known from circa 1500 BC. Essentially a chthonic deity he is, according to tradition, the son of the god GEB. Allegedly having eaten seven cobras, NehebuKau offers protection against snake bite and scorpion sting. He is also one of the guardians of the Egyptian king in the afterlife....
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"Neith"
Egypt Net, Neit, Nit, creator goddess and of war, the hunt and domestic arts. In later times she was also thought to have been an androgynous demiurge - a creation deity - who had both male and female attributes. Egypt
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"Nekhbet"
Egypt / Upper Local mother goddess. Known from Nekhab (el-Kab), she is generally depicted in the form of a vulture with one or both wings spread and holding the symbols of eternity in her talons. Nekhbet is known from at least 3000 BC and is mentioned in the Pyramid Texts as the “great white cow”—a familiar epithet in respect of Egyptian mother or creator goddesses....
Goddess name
"Nekhebet"
Egypt Vulture goddess of Upper Egypt
Goddess name
"Nekhebt"
Egypt The vulture goddess of Upper Egypt
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"Nekmet Awai"
Egypt A goddess of justice and in
Goddess name
"Nekmet Awai"
Egypt Goddess of justice. Locally known from Hermopolis, she later became syncretized with the goddess HATHOR....
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"Nen"
Egypt The consort of Nau, the first pair of the primeval gods in the Pyramid Texts. Egypt
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"Neper"
Egypt God of grain and barley. Egypt
Spirit name
"Neper"
Egypt God of grain crops. The son of the snake spirit RENENUTET, he is subservient to HAPY, the god of the Nile flood, and has links with OSIRIS as a vegetation deity who dies and is reborn to the afterlife. In female form the deity becomes Nepit....
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"Nephthys"
Egypt Goddess of death, war, of warriors. Egypt
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"Nephthys [Greek]"
Egypt Funerary goddess. Nephthys is the younger sister of ISIS, OSIRIS and SETH, who are the offspring of the chthonic god GEB and the sky goddess NUT in the Ennead genealogy of Egyptian deities defined by the priests of Heliopolis. Nephthys is depicted in human form wearing a crown in the style of the hieroglyphic for a mansion, the translation of her Egyptian name. She can also take the form of a hawk watching over the funeral bier of Osiris. According to legend Nephthys liaised briefly with Osiris and bore the mortuary god ANUBIS. She is said to guide the dead Egyptian ruler through the dark underworld and to weep for him. Also Neb-hut (Egyptian)....
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"Nepit"
Egypt Goddess of grain, female counterpart of the god Neper. Egypt
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"Nepthys"
Egypt Goddess of the dead. Egypt
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"Neret"
Egypt Vulture goddess of strength, fear, and theft. Egypt
Goddess name
"Net/ Neith"
Egypt A goddess of the east, women, sorcery, the home, war, hunting, weaving
Spirit name
"Netcheh"
Egypt One of the Seven spirits appointed by Anubis. Egypt
God name
"Netcheh Netcheh"
Egypt A god of twofold vengeance
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"Nilus"
Greek The god of the river Nile in Egypt, is said to have been a son of Oceanus and Thetys, and father of Memphis and Chione. Pindar calls him a son of Cronos. Greek
Goddess name
"Nit"
Egypt Goddess of weaving, war, hunting and the Red Crown, creator deity, mother of Ra. Egypt

"Nucta"
Egypt A miraculous drop which falls in Egypt on St. John's day (June), is supposed to have the effect of stopping the plague.
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"Nun"
Egypt The name by which ancient Egyptians called both the mysterious underworld from where life was renewed and the primordeal god residing there.
Goddess name
"Nun"
Egypt Primordial god. One of the eight deities of the OGDOAD representing chaos, he is coupled with the goddess NAUNET and appears in anthropomorphic form but with the head of a frog. No cult is addressed to Nun but he is typically depicted holding aloft the solar barque or the Sun disc. He may appear greeting the rising Sun in the guise of a baboon. Nun is otherwise symbolized by the presence of a sacred cistern or lake as in the sanctuaries of Karnak and Dendara....
Goddess name
"Nut"
Egypt Goddess of the sky and the heavens. Egypt

"Obiism"
Egyptian serpent-worship. From Egyptian Ob (the sacred serpent). The African sorceress is still called Obi. The Greek ophis is of the same family. Moses forbade the Israelites to inquire of Ob, which we translate wizard.
Deities name
"Ogdoad"
Egypt The eight deities worshipped in Hermopolis. They were arranged in four male-female pairs, with the males associated with frogs, and the females with snakes. Egypt
God name
"Ogdoad"
Egypt Primordial forces. The elements of chaos, eight in number, which existed before the creation of the Sun god and which are known from Khemnu in Middle Egypt (Greek Heliopolis). The Ogdoad also had a sanctuary at Medinet Habu. They created, out of themselves rather than by sexual coupling, the mound which emerged from the primeval waters and upon which rested the egg from which the young Sun god emerged. They are usually depicted as baboons heralding the Sun as it rises. They are grouped in pairs and include NUN and NAUNET representing the primordial abyss, KEK and KAUKET representing darkness, HEH and HAUHET representing infinity, and AMUN and AMAUNET representing hidden power....
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"Onuris"
Egypt / Hellenic A god of hunting & war
Goddess name
"Onuris [Greek]"
Egypt God of hunting and war. Onuris is first known from This, near Abydos in Upper Egypt. In later times his main cult center was at Samannud in the Nile delta. His consort is the lion goddess Mekhit. Onuris is generally depicted in human form as a bearded figure wearing a crown with four plumes and wielding a spear or occasionally holding a rope. He is sometimes accompanied by Mekhit in iconography. Seen as a hunter who caught and slew the enemies of RE, the Egyptian Sun god, some legends place him close to the battle between HORUS and SETH. In classical times, Onuris became largely syncretized with the Greek war god ARES. Also Anhuret (Egyptian)....
God name
"Onuris aka Anhur"
Egypt Slayer of Enemies God of hunting and war and the personification of royal warriors. Egypt
Book name
"Oril'o or Orillo"
Egypt Oril'o or Orillo (in Orlando Furioso, Book viii.). A magician and robber who lived at the mouth of the Nile. He was the son of an imp and fairy. When any limb was lopped off he restored it by his magic power, and when his head was cut off he put it on his neck again.
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"Osiris"
Egyptian The great Egyptian divinity, and husband of Isis. According to Herodotus they were the only divinities that were worshipped by all the Egyptians (Herodotus ii). Osiris is described as a son of Rhea and Helios. Osiris was the god of the Nile.
Goddess name
"Pakhet"
Egypt Bast and Sekhmet were similar feline war gods, one for Upper Egypt and the other for Lower Egypt. Where the two groups met, at Beni Hasan, the similarity of the goddesses lead to a new merged form known as Pakhet.
Goddess name
"Pakhet"
Egypt Goddess of hunting. Known locally from the eastern desert regions with a sanctuary at Beni Hasan....

"Periphas"
Egypt 1. One of the sons of Aegyptus.