let’s talk about 10 of the most prominent Egyptian Gods and Goddesses.
According to ancient Egyptian culture, Amun was believed to be the god of air. The word Amun means “The Hidden”.
Mut, the Mother Goddess is probably the most prominent goddess in Egyptian mythology. Where she is described as, “She who gives birth, but was herself not born of any”.
According to myth recorded by the Greek author Plutarch, Osiris was killed and his Corpses were cut into 14 pieces by “Seth” and flung them over Egypt.
Anubis was the Egyptian deity of cemeteries & embalming and protector of tombs. Like most of the other cultures and religions in the world, the Egyptians also believed in the honour of their dead.
Horus was the Egyptian God of the Sky and Pharaoh of Egypt. He was the sole child of Osiris and Isis.
Thoth is the God of knowledge and Wisdom. Who used to settle the disputes between good and evil. He is considered to be a self-created god.
Hathor is regarded as the Goddess of Motherhood. She used to welcome the dead into the next life. She symbolized motherhood and feminine love
She is referred to as the Goddess of war and healing. Sekhmet used to protect the Pharaohs during the war. She was the daughter of Ra.
God of Earth (GEB). He is also described as the father of Snakes. Geb was the son of Shu (the god of air) and Tefnut (the goddess of moisture).
This Crocodile God is said to be responsible for the existence of the Nile River. According to Egyptian Mythology, it is believed that the river was created by Sobek’s sweat.