Ancient Egypts 7 Most important gods and goddesses

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Ancient Egypts 7 Most important gods and goddesses

  1. 1. By Ashlee Griffith Room 873 Ancient Egypts 7 Most Important Gods and Goddesses
  2. 2. The God Amun <ul><li>Amun created himself in the beginning of time. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptians believed him to be the father of the pharaohs. </li></ul><ul><li>He is a man with a beard, feathered crown, sometimes he wears the sun disk, he is also shown as a ram or a ram-headed man. </li></ul><ul><li>His name means the hidden one. </li></ul><ul><li>His wife was Mut. </li></ul><ul><li>His son Khonsu also known as the moon god. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The God Geb <ul><li>He was a bearded man with a goose on his head. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the healer and provider of crops. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptians believed that when Geb laughed that’s what caused the earthquakes. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptians had feared he might imprison the dead. </li></ul><ul><li>He married his sister Nut. </li></ul><ul><li>Enfuriated the god Ra, so Ra stopped Nut from having any children. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Goddess Mut <ul><li>Amun is the mother goddess. Also known as the Queen god. </li></ul><ul><li>She is the wife of Amun and mother of Khonsu. </li></ul><ul><li>Also the mother of all living things. </li></ul><ul><li>Her hieroglyphic symbol is the vulture. </li></ul><ul><li>The crown worn on egypt’s queens, typify’s motherhood. </li></ul><ul><li>She is a woman wearing a vulture headdress sometimes. </li></ul><ul><li>Wears double crown to represent lower and upper egypt. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The God Osiris <ul><li>Osiris was a strong element in egyptian mythology. </li></ul><ul><li>He was one of the five children born from the god of earth and the goddess of skies. </li></ul><ul><li>His mother and father are Geb and Nut. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the great grandson of Ra. </li></ul><ul><li>His brother and sisters are: Seth, Isis, Nephthys. </li></ul><ul><li>He was inherited to the throne of egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>Seth had to marry Nephthys and Osiris had to marry Isis. </li></ul><ul><li>Brother seth grew mad either because osiris got seth’s wife pregnant or he was king </li></ul><ul><li>Seth’s wife had a child and named him Anubis </li></ul><ul><li>Out of jealousy his brother Seth drowned him. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Goddess Tefnut <ul><li>Tefnut is the daughter of god of creation. </li></ul><ul><li>Mother of the twins sky and earth deities and the “eye of ra”. </li></ul><ul><li>She is also seen as a woman with a lion head. </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Atum. </li></ul><ul><li>Wears a solar disk or Uraeus. </li></ul><ul><li>She was identified with the lunar and solar eye of ra. </li></ul><ul><li>Thought to incorporate world order. </li></ul><ul><li>She is usually seen as a woman lying between firmament and the earth. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The God Ra <ul><li>He was is the god of sun, light, life, heat, and a supreme judge. </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as Re-Horakhty. </li></ul><ul><li>Means Horus of the Horizon. </li></ul><ul><li>A god with a sun disk around his head. </li></ul><ul><li>He is worhipped all along Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptians believed he created the world, and the rising sun is a symbol of creation. </li></ul><ul><li>Sun rising and setting meant renewal. </li></ul><ul><li>Re known as master of life . </li></ul>
  8. 8. The God Anubis <ul><li>Known for mummification and the dead on their path through the underworld. </li></ul><ul><li>Head of a jackel, body of a man. </li></ul><ul><li>Original god of the dead before Osiris took over. </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Ra and Nephthys. </li></ul><ul><li>Daughter Kabechet, helps with mummification. </li></ul><ul><li>His cult center was in Cynopolis. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/osiris.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://touregypt.net/godsofegypt/amun.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.crystalinks.com/amun.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mut.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/tefnut.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.touregypt.net/godsofegypt/geb.htm </li></ul>

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