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* '''[[Egyptian God Khonsu|Jonsu]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian God Khonsu|Jonsu]]'''
 
He was represented by: <hiero> Aa1: n-M23-W-A40 </hiero>
 
He was represented by: <hiero> Aa1: n-M23-W-A40 </hiero>
[[Egyptian God Khonsu|Jonsu]] was the god of the moon, and the son of [[Egyptian god Amon|Amon]] and [[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Mut]]. <br />
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[[Egyptian God Khonsu|Jonsu]] was the god of the moon, and the son of [[Egyptian God Amun or Amon|Amon]] and [[Egyptian Goddess Mut|Mut]]. <br />
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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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]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian God Osiris|Osiris]]'''
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[[Egyptian God Anubis|Anubis]] was responsible for leading dead people 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 ...]]
 
[[Egyptian God Anubis|Anubis]] was responsible for leading dead people 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|Thoth]]'''
 
He was represented by: <hiero> G26-t: Z4 </hiero> or also <hiero>d-H-w-t:Z4-R8</hiero> or also <hiero> G26:t*Z4</hiero>
 
He was represented by: <hiero> G26-t: Z4 </hiero> or also <hiero>d-H-w-t:Z4-R8</hiero> or also <hiero> G26:t*Z4</hiero>
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 Thoth ...]]
 
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* '''[[Egyptian God Ptah|Ptah]]'''
 
* '''[[Egyptian God Ptah|Ptah]]'''

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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 Ancient Egypt. Each village worshiped a god, and the importance of each god resided in the importance of the city where his cult come from.

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 of Nile river 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:
r
aN5
Z1C2
or also
N5
Z1C2
or also
C2N5

Ra was the Egyptian god of the sun and is often represented as a falcon crowned with a sun disk and over it a 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. To learn more about Ra...


Amon was represented by:
imn
nC12

He was worshiped in Thebes as the supreme creator and he ended up being assimilated to the god Ra, being known as Amun-Ra. Find out more about Amon ...


Mut was represented by:
G14&t
or also
G14t
H8B1

She was the goddess of Thebes, 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:
Aa1
nM23WA40

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:
D4
Q1A40
or also
 
E34
n
n
nfrA40
or also
 
E34
n
nfrA40

Osiris presides over the court that judges 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:
stt
H8B1
or also
stt
,
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I12

Isis is the wife and sister of Osiris, goddess of magic was represented in human form surmounted by a throne. Its main temple is on the island of Philae. Find out more about Isis ...


He was represented by:
G5A40
or also
G9HHr
r

Horus is the son of Isis and Osiris. He was depicted as a falcon. Pharaohs are the manifestation of Horus on Earth. Find out more about Horus ...


He was represented by:
swWt
x
E20A40
> or also
st
S
or also
z
t
X

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:
O7D2
rC9
or also
O10
or also
O6X1
D2

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:
in
pwC6

Anubis was responsible for leading dead people 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:
G26t
Z4
or also
dHwt
Z4
R8
or also
G26
t Z4

He was the god of writing, music and knowledge and was represented with the head of Ibis or baboon. Find out more about Thoth ...


He was represented by:
Q3
V28A40X1
or also
Q3
X1V28

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:
W24 t
N1

She was the goddess of the night and is represented in naked human form covering the earth as the sky. Find out more about Nut ...


He was represented by:
H6
or also
U5
D36X1
or also
U1Aa11
X1

She was the goddess of justice and is represented crowned by an ostrich feather Find out more about Maat ....


He was represented by:
V28Aa5
Q3
E1
or also
G39
or also
Aa5
Q3
G43
or also:
Aa5
Q3

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:
S29D58V31
I3
or also
I4

It was the crocodile god, the god of fertility, Nile and water Find out more about Sobek ...




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