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Egyptian gods

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A brief summary of the main Egyptian gods for teenagers

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Egyptian gods

  1. 1. Egyptian gods
  2. 2. Egyptians had many different gods.Thus, Egyptian religion was polytheistic. These were the most important ones.
  3. 3. 1. Amun● Represented as a man with red skin, and a long hat with two feathers.● He holds a stick and the cross of life.● He was a creator deity.
  4. 4. 2. Ra ● He was also a creator deity. He gave life to everything and resurrected the dead. ● He was represented as a man with the head of a falcon. ● The sun-disk rests on his head.
  5. 5. 3. Aton ● During the reign of the pharaoh Akenaton th (14 century BC), Aton became the only god (monotheism). ● Amun became Aton. However, this god was no longer worshipped after Akenatons death. ● Symbols: sun and rays.
  6. 6. 4. Isis● She was the goddess of maternity, love and birth.● She wears a headdress shaped like a throne.● She was Osiris sister● She was a very popular goddess in Rome.
  7. 7. Isis could also be represented with wings
  8. 8. 5. Osiris ● God of fertility and agriculture. ● He presided the Judgement of the Dead. ● His skin was green. ● He held a whip and a crook. ● His wife was Isis, and their son was Horus.
  9. 9. The judgment of Osiris
  10. 10. 6. Horus● He was represented as a man with the head of a falcon.● He also wore the double crown.● He was the god of the skies.
  11. 11. 7. Maat ● Goddess of justice, truth and harmony in the universe. ● She was represented as a woman with the feather of an ostrich on her head as a symbol of harmony.
  12. 12. 8. Ptah● God of magic and architects.● He could cure the sick.● He was represented as a mummified man with green skin all covered with linen, holding a long scepter in his hands.
  13. 13. 9. Thot ● He was the god of wisdom, writing and music. ● He was represented as a man with the head of an ibis (a bird). ● He invented languages and all the words.
  14. 14. 10. Anubis● He was the god of the cemeteries and the dead.● He would take the dead to the underworld.● He was represented as a man with the head of a jackal.● He helped with the mummufication.
  15. 15. A priest wearing the mask of Anubis mummifies a dead body.
  16. 16. 11. Sobek● God of the Nile.● He was a nice god.● He was represented as a man with the head of a crocodile and a crown.
  17. 17. 12. Bastet ● Goddess of the homes. ● She gave joy and happiness to people. ● She was the cat goddess. She could be represented as a cat, or a woman with the head of a cat.
  18. 18. Bastet
  19. 19. 13. Seth● God of violence and pain.● He was a nasty god.● He was represented as a man with the head of a non- identified animal.

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