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The Egyptian gods were represented by animal, human, or a mixture of both figures and were worshiped in the [[Main temples of Ancient Egypt|temples]] where they had offerings. Worship in these [[Main temples of Ancient Egypt|temples]] was reserved for priests, who were in charge of presenting the offerings and look for the God.<br />
 
The Egyptian gods were represented by animal, human, or a mixture of both figures and were worshiped in the [[Main temples of Ancient Egypt|temples]] where they had offerings. Worship in these [[Main temples of Ancient Egypt|temples]] was reserved for priests, who were in charge of presenting the offerings and look for the God.<br />
  
Egyptian gods surpassed the borders of the country [[The Nile | Nile]] and his cult appears occasionally in the Mediterranean, partly thanks to the spread of the gods produced after the conquest of [[Ancient Egypt | Egypt]] by Alexander the Great and during the [[Ancient Rome | Roman Empire]]. <br />
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Egyptian gods surpassed the borders of the country [[Nile river|Nile]] and his cult appears occasionally in the Mediterranean, partly thanks to the spread of the gods produced after the conquest of [[Ancient Egypt|Egypt]] by Alexander the Great and during the [[Ancient Rome|Roman Empire]]. <br />
  
  
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* '''[[Egyptian god Amon|Amon]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian god Amon|Amon]]'''
[[Egyptian god Amon | Amon]] was represented by: <iron> -i-mn: n-C12 - </ iron>
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[[Egyptian God Amun or Amon|Amon]] was represented by: <iron> -i-mn: n-C12 - </ iron>
He was worshiped in Thebes as the supreme creator and ended up being assimilated to the god [[Egyptian god Ra | Ra]], being known as Amun-Ra. [[Egyptian god Amon | Find out more about Amon ...]]
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He was worshiped in Thebes as the supreme creator and ended up being assimilated to the god [[Egyptian God Ra|Ra]], being known as Amun-Ra. [[Egyptian God Amun or Amon| Find out more about Amon ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Mut]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Mut]]'''
[[Egyptian Goddess Mut | Mut]] was represented by: <iron> -G14 * t </ iron> or also <iron> G14-t: H8-B1 - </ iron>
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[[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Mut]] was represented by: <iron> -G14 * t </ iron> or also <iron> G14-t: H8-B1 - </ iron>
Thebes was the goddess, goddess of the sky and wife of [[Egyptian god Amon | Amon]]. She is represented by a vulture headdress and with the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. [[Egyptian Goddess Mut | Find out more about Mut ...]]
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Thebes was the goddess, goddess of the sky and wife of [[Egyptian God Amun or Amon|Amon]]. She is represented by a vulture headdress and with the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. [[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Find out more about Mut ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Khonsu|Jonsu]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian god Khonsu|Jonsu]]'''
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He was depicted with a falcon head crowned with a crescent. He was the god of the sick, of medicine and protected from evil spirits. [[Egyptian god Khonsu | Find out more about Jonsu ...]]
 
He was depicted with a falcon head crowned with a crescent. He was the god of the sick, of medicine and protected from evil spirits. [[Egyptian god Khonsu | Find out more about Jonsu ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Osiris|Osiris]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> D4: Q1-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron> <br />
 
He was represented by: <iron> D4: Q1-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron> <br />
[[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]] presides over the court trying people after his death. He was assassinated according to legend by his brother [[Egyptian god Seth | Seth]]. [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]] is the god of resurrection of [[The Nile | Nile]] and fertility. [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris To learn more about ...]]
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[[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris]] presides over the court trying people after his death. He was assassinated according to legend by his brother [[Egyptian God Seth|Seth]]. [[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris]] is the god of resurrection of [[Nile river|Nile]] and fertility. [[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris To learn more about ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Isis|Isis]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Isis|Isis]]'''
 
It was represented by: <iron> st-t: H8-B1 </ iron> or also <iron> st-t,: y-I12 </ iron>
 
It was represented by: <iron> st-t: H8-B1 </ iron> or also <iron> st-t,: y-I12 </ iron>
[[Egyptian goddess Isis | Isis]] is the wife and sister of [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]], goddess of magic was represented in human form surmounted by a throne. Its main temple on the island of Philae. [[Egyptian Goddess Isis | Find out more about Isis ...]]
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[[Egyptian Goddess Isis|Isis]] is the wife and sister of [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]], goddess of magic was represented in human form surmounted by a throne. Its main temple on the island of Philae. [[Egyptian Goddess Isis | Find out more about Isis ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Horus|Horus]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian god Horus|Horus]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> G5-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> G9-H-Hr: r </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> G5-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> G9-H-Hr: r </ iron>
[[Egyptian god Horus | Horus]] is the son of [[Egyptian goddess Isis | Isis]] and [[Egyptian god Osiris | Osiris]]. He was depicted as a falcon. Pharaoh is the manifestation of [[Egyptian god Horus | Horus]] on Earth. [[Egyptian god Horus | Find out more about Horus ...]]
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[[Egyptian God Horus|Horus]] is the son of [[Egyptian Goddess Isis|Isis]] and [[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris]]. He was depicted as a falcon. Pharaoh is the manifestation of [[Egyptian God Horus|Horus]] on Earth. [[Egyptian God Horus|Find out more about Horus ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Seth|Seth]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Seth|Seth]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> sw-Wt: x-E20-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> st: S </ iron> or also <iron> z: t: X </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> sw-Wt: x-E20-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> st: S </ iron> or also <iron> z: t: X </ iron>
He was the god of nomadic herders. He was depicted with the head of Greyhound. He was the god of evil and desert. [[Egyptian god Seth | To know more about Seth ...]]
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He was the god of nomadic herders. He was depicted with the head of Greyhound. He was the god of evil and desert. [[Egyptian God Seth|To know more about Seth ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Hathor|Hathor]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Hathor|Hathor]]'''
 
It was represented by: <iron> O7-D2: r-C9 </ iron> or also <iron> O10 </ iron> or also <iron> O6-X1: D2 </ iron>
 
It was represented by: <iron> O7-D2: r-C9 </ iron> or also <iron> O10 </ iron> or also <iron> O6-X1: D2 </ iron>
She was the goddess of upbringing, education, party and music, love and fertility. She was depicted as a cow. [[Egyptian Goddess Hathor | Learn more about Hathor ...]]
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She was the goddess of upbringing, education, party and music, love and fertility. She was depicted as a cow. [[Egyptian Goddess Hathor|Learn more about Hathor ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Anubis|Anubis]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Anubis|Anubis]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> i-n: p-w-C6 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> i-n: p-w-C6 </ iron>
[[Egyptian god Anubis | Anubis]] was responsible for leading the dead to the divine court. He was the god of embalming and was represented with the head of a jackal or dog. [[Egyptian god Anubis | Find out more about Anubis ...]]
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[[Egyptian God Anubis|Anubis]] was responsible for leading the dead to the divine court. He was the god of embalming and was represented with the head of a jackal or dog. [[Egyptian God Anubis|Find out more about Anubis ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Thoth|Tot]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Thoth|Tot]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> G26-t: Z4 </ iron> or also <iron> dHwt: Z4-R8 </ iron> or also <iron> G26: t * Z4 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> G26-t: Z4 </ iron> or also <iron> dHwt: Z4-R8 </ iron> or also <iron> G26: t * Z4 </ iron>
He was the god of writing, music and knowledge and was represented with the head of Ibis or baboon. [[Egyptian god Thoth | Find out more about Tot ...]]
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He was the god of writing, music and knowledge and was represented with the head of Ibis or baboon. [[Egyptian God Thoth|Find out more about Tot ...]]
 
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* '' '[[Egyptian God Ptah|Ptah]]' ''
 
He was represented by: <iron> Q3: V28-A40-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> Q3: X1-V28 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> Q3: V28-A40-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> Q3: X1-V28 </ iron>
In the early days he was worshiped in Memphis as the creator of the universe. He is the god of artisans and architects. [[Egyptian god Ptah | Find out more about Path ...]]
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In the early days he was worshiped in Memphis as the creator of the universe. He is the god of artisans and architects. [[Egyptian God Ptah|Find out more about Path ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian goddess Nut|Nut]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Nut|Nut]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> -W24 * t: N1 - </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> -W24 * t: N1 - </ iron>
She was the goddess of the night and is represented in human form naked covering the earth as the sky. [[Egyptian goddess Nut | Find out more about Nut ...]]
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She was the goddess of the night and is represented in human form naked covering the earth as the sky. [[Egyptian Goddess Nut|Find out more about Nut ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Maat|Maat]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian Goddess Maat|Maat]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> H6 </ iron> or also <iron> U5: D36-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> U1-AA11: X1 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> H6 </ iron> or also <iron> U5: D36-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> U1-AA11: X1 </ iron>
She was the goddess of justice and is represented crowned by an ostrich feather [[Egyptian Goddess Maat | Find out more about Maat ...]].
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She was the goddess of justice and is represented crowned by an ostrich feather [[Egyptian Goddess Maat|Find out more about Maat ...]].
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Apis|Apis]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Apis|Apis]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> V28-Ba5: Q3-E1 </ iron> or also <iron> G39 </ iron> or also <iron> Ba5: Q3-G43 </ iron> or also: <iron> Ba5: Q3 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> V28-Ba5: Q3-E1 </ iron> or also <iron> G39 </ iron> or also <iron> Ba5: Q3-G43 </ iron> or also: <iron> Ba5: Q3 </ iron>
He was the god of agriculture and was represented by a bull. He was a native of Memphis. [[Egyptian god Apis | Find out more about Apis ...]]
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He was the god of agriculture and was represented by a bull. He was a native of Memphis. [[Egyptian God Apis|Find out more about Apis ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian god Sobek|Sobek]]'''
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* '''[[Egyptian God Sobek|Sobek]]'''
 
He was represented by: <iron> S29-D58-V31: I3 </ iron> or also <iron> I4 </ iron>
 
He was represented by: <iron> S29-D58-V31: I3 </ iron> or also <iron> I4 </ iron>
It was the crocodile god, the god of fertility, [[The Nile | Nile]]. and water [[Egyptian god Sobek | Find out more about Sobek ...]]
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It was the crocodile god, the god of fertility, [[The Nile | Nile]]. and water [[Egyptian god Sobek|Find out more about Sobek ...]]
 
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In Egypt dozens of gods were worshiped. The following list covers the major Egyptian gods, but there were many hundreds more. It is estimated that more than 700 gods were worshiped in the Ancient Egypt. Each population worshiped a god, and the importance of each god resided in the importance of the city where he came from his cult.

The Egyptian gods were represented by animal, human, or a mixture of both figures and were worshiped in the temples where they had offerings. Worship in these temples was reserved for priests, who were in charge of presenting the offerings and look for the God.

Egyptian gods surpassed the borders of the country Nile and his cult appears occasionally in the Mediterranean, partly thanks to the spread of the gods produced after the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great and during the Roman Empire.


List of the main Egyptian gods

Ra was represented by: <iron> r: a-N5: Z1-C2 </ iron> or also <iron> N5: Z1-C2 </ iron> or also < iron> C2-N5 </ iron> Ra was the Egyptian god of the sun and is often represented as a falcon crowned with a sun disk and this snake. This is the chief god of the Egyptian pantheon, solar symbol, which gave life and guarantor of the Egyptian concept of death and resurrection. Ra To learn more about ...


Amon was represented by: <iron> -i-mn: n-C12 - </ iron> He was worshiped in Thebes as the supreme creator and ended up being assimilated to the god Ra, being known as Amun-Ra. Find out more about Amon ...


Mut was represented by: <iron> -G14 * t </ iron> or also <iron> G14-t: H8-B1 - </ iron> Thebes was the goddess, goddess of the sky and wife of Amon. She is represented by a vulture headdress and with the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Find out more about Mut ...


He was represented by: <iron> Aa1: n-M23-W-A40 </ iron> Jonsu was the god of the moon, and the son of Amon and Mut.
He was depicted with a falcon head crowned with a crescent. He was the god of the sick, of medicine and protected from evil spirits. Find out more about Jonsu ...


He was represented by: <iron> D4: Q1-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron> or also <iron> -.- E34: n-NFR-A40 - </ iron>
Osiris presides over the court trying people after his death. He was assassinated according to legend by his brother Seth. Osiris is the god of resurrection of Nile and fertility. Osiris To learn more about ...


It was represented by: <iron> st-t: H8-B1 </ iron> or also <iron> st-t,: y-I12 </ iron> Isis is the wife and sister of Osiris, goddess of magic was represented in human form surmounted by a throne. Its main temple on the island of Philae. Find out more about Isis ...


He was represented by: <iron> G5-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> G9-H-Hr: r </ iron> Horus is the son of Isis and Osiris. He was depicted as a falcon. Pharaoh is the manifestation of Horus on Earth. Find out more about Horus ...


He was represented by: <iron> sw-Wt: x-E20-A40 </ iron> or also <iron> st: S </ iron> or also <iron> z: t: X </ iron> He was the god of nomadic herders. He was depicted with the head of Greyhound. He was the god of evil and desert. To know more about Seth ...


It was represented by: <iron> O7-D2: r-C9 </ iron> or also <iron> O10 </ iron> or also <iron> O6-X1: D2 </ iron> She was the goddess of upbringing, education, party and music, love and fertility. She was depicted as a cow. Learn more about Hathor ...


He was represented by: <iron> i-n: p-w-C6 </ iron> Anubis was responsible for leading the dead to the divine court. He was the god of embalming and was represented with the head of a jackal or dog. Find out more about Anubis ...


He was represented by: <iron> G26-t: Z4 </ iron> or also <iron> dHwt: Z4-R8 </ iron> or also <iron> G26: t * Z4 </ iron> He was the god of writing, music and knowledge and was represented with the head of Ibis or baboon. Find out more about Tot ...


He was represented by: <iron> Q3: V28-A40-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> Q3: X1-V28 </ iron> In the early days he was worshiped in Memphis as the creator of the universe. He is the god of artisans and architects. Find out more about Path ...


He was represented by: <iron> -W24 * t: N1 - </ iron> She was the goddess of the night and is represented in human form naked covering the earth as the sky. Find out more about Nut ...


He was represented by: <iron> H6 </ iron> or also <iron> U5: D36-X1 </ iron> or also <iron> U1-AA11: X1 </ iron> She was the goddess of justice and is represented crowned by an ostrich feather Find out more about Maat ....


He was represented by: <iron> V28-Ba5: Q3-E1 </ iron> or also <iron> G39 </ iron> or also <iron> Ba5: Q3-G43 </ iron> or also: <iron> Ba5: Q3 </ iron> He was the god of agriculture and was represented by a bull. He was a native of Memphis. Find out more about Apis ...


He was represented by: <iron> S29-D58-V31: I3 </ iron> or also <iron> I4 </ iron> It was the crocodile god, the god of fertility, Nile. and water Find out more about Sobek ...




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