|God of the earth who guards in the entrance to the underworld. He rules rver earth, fields, poisons, anecdotes, weaving. Egypt
|Chthonic earth god of påśśage. 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 påśśes into the underworld. Aker provides a safe course for the barque of the Sun god during its påśśage 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....
|Avatar of the god Mari Basque
|Pluralistic earth gods. Egypt
|Pluralistic chthonic earth gods. Probably stemming from the pre-Dynastic period. Malevolent deities who can seize and imprison the souls of the deceased....
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|Supreme god. The father of the gods depicted as a hybrid, his body divided vertically, the left half being fishy and the right half of human form. In the tradition of the Hervey Islands, he is the firstborn son of the primordial mother VARI-MA-TE-TAKERE. After a short existence low down in the world coconut living immediately above his mother, he moved to the opening of the upper world. He is largely comparable to TANE, the god of light. Also AVATEA, Vatea, Wakea....
|Polynesian / Hervey Islands
|moon god. The firstborn offspring of the great mother VARI-MATE-TAKERE and the elder sibling of TINIRAU. According to tradition, Vari-Ma-Te-Takere plucked a piece from her right side to engender Avatea, who is half man, half fish. He is divided vertically with his left side fishy and his right side human....
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|Pueblo / Zuni
|The One Who Contains Everything. The Supreme God, the Creator of All. Before the creation there was only Awonawilona; all else was darkness and emptiness. Both male and female, Awonawilona created everything from himself and taking form became the maker of light, the Sun. Pueblo / Zuni
|The world-creator, the birth mother, maker of all water, land, animals, and kangaroos. This huge snake goddess still lives in the Dreamtime. Australian
|Nordic / Icelandic
|God of unknown status. A god of Asgard said by Snorri to be the son of Balder and NANNA. According to an Icelandic list of dwellings of the gods, Forseti owned a gold and silver hall, Glitnir, and was a good law maker and arbiter of disputes. Also Fosite (Friesian)....
|Hittite / Hurrian
|corn god. He may also have been invoked by beer makers....
|The Discworld's version of Father Christmas or Santa Claus. He wears a red, fur-lined cloak, and rides a sleigh pulled by four wild boars, Gouger, Rooter, Tusker and Snouter. In earlier times he gave households pork products, and naughty children a bag of bloody bones. Earlier than that, he was a Winter god of the death-and-renewal kind. The modern version is a jolly toymaker, with vestiges of the earlier myths (such as his Castle of Bones, a vast palace of ice which has nothing notably bony about it, except for the suggestion of a protruding femur or scapula here and there) still clinging to him.
"Huixtocihuatl (lady of Huixtorin)"
|Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico
|Goddess of salt-makers. One of the group clåśśed as the TLALOC complex, generally involved with Rain, Agriculture and fertility....
|Shinto / Japan
|God(dess) of stone cutters. Of ambiguous gender, this deity created the stone mold into which the bronze was cast to make the perfect Divine mirror. It was used so that AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, could see her glorious reflection and so be enticed from the dark cave where she had hidden herself to escape the excesses of the god SUSANO-WO. Ishi-Kori-Dome is also the tutelary deity of mirror makers and was one of the escorts for Prince NINIGI when he descended from heaven to earth. Generally invoked beside fire and smith KAMIS....
|this god not only built the Palace of Baal, but is responsible for architects, artisans & weapons makers
|God of basket makers China
|God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
"Madhukara (honey maker)"
|God. Derived from a Hindu deity and equating with Kama. He rides in a chariot drawn by parrots. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, banner, bow and wine glåśś....