List of Egyptian Gods

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List of Egyptian Gods
Discover interesting facts and information about the world of ancient Egypt with this List of Egyptian Gods. The names, descriptions and definitions are provided in the List of Egyptian Gods. The List of Egyptian Gods can be used as a comprehensive fact file and fact sheet detailing the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt. Fast facts and info about some of the most famous deities of ancient Egypt on this list of Egyptian Gods. The List of Egyptian Gods provides a fast, easy overview and reference of the major deities of Ancient Egypt which is ideal for kids, schools and homework help.

AN a-z Dictionary of ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses. Fun Facts and additional interesting information are available in specific articles relating to the individual deities and goddesses of ancient Egypt.

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A - Z of Egyptian Gods & Goddesses

Egyptian Gods List for Kids
A comprehensive Egyptian Gods List. There were many deities and divinities in ancient Egypt and their names and roles are detailed in this Egyptian Gods list. According to ancient Egyptian mythology there were 9 major Egyptian gods and goddesses who are collectively called the 'Ennead of Heliopolis' and their names are the most famous that are included on the Egyptian Gods list. However, the A - Z Dictionary and Egyptian gods list also include the names and roles of the lesser gods and goddesses and minor deities. The following picture of ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses provides an overview of their depictions in Egyptian art.

A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids:  List of Egyptian Gods
There are individual articles about many of the gods and goddesses detailed in the List of Egyptian Gods providing fascinating facts and interesting information via fast fact sheets on the divinities and deities of ancient Egypt. A comprehensive A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids containing the names and roles of ancient Egyptian gods.

List of Egyptian Gods: A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids

List of Egyptian Gods:

A List

Aah - Aah, moon god who ruled over the 360 day lunar calendar

Abtu - Abtu was a protector of Ra

Aker - Aker was the Primeval god of the earth

Amaunet - Amaunet, snake goddess of the elements, wife to Amun

Amentet - Amentet, goddess of the Underworld

Ammut / Ammit - Ammut (also Ammit) the "Devouress of the Dead" with the head of a crocodile, body of a lioness and the hindquarters of a hippopotamus

Amun - Amun, frog-headed god who became one of the Triad of Thebes

Anat - Anat, goddess of war, the consort of Set

Anhur  - Anhur sky god and god of war and warriors

Anti - Anti swam on either side of the solar boat of Ra

Anubis - Anubis the Egyptian Jackal God of the dead and embalming. Also called Anpu

Anuket - Anuket the Egyptian female deity of the Nile and the fields

Atum - Atum the Sun God and Creator

Apep - Apep, a serpent god and enemy of the sun god, Ra

Astarte - Astarte, a goddess of war

Aten - Aten, the sole sun god manifested by Akhenaten

Antwey - Antwey was a falcon god

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B List

Baba - Baba, god of aggression and virility

Banebjedet - Banebjedet, the sacred ram of Mendes

Bastet - Bastet the Cat Goddess of the home and cats

Bat - Bat, goddess of fertility and the stars

Benu / Bennu - Benu / Bennu bird (phoenix) god of rebirth and represented the sun

Bes - Bes, dwarf god of the household and childhood

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C List

Chepre / Chepri - Chepre / Chepri, primeval scarab-god connected with the rising sun

Cherti - Cherti, ram-god and ferryman of the dead

Chnum - Chnum, ram god and protector of the source of the Nile

Chons - Chons Egyptian moon god, son of Amun and Mut

Chontamenti - Chontamenti, dog god of the dead and of the land of the west

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D List

Dedun - Dedun, Egyptian-Nubian lion god of wealth and incense

Duamutef - Duamutef, funerary god, son of Horus.

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E List

Esenchebis / Eset - Greek name for Isis

Edjo - Edjo, another name for Wadjet, the protective cobra goddess who appeared on the uraeus

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F List

None - None

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G List

Geb - Geb, God of Earth & Vegetation and son of Shu and Tefnut

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H List

Ha - Ha, god of fertility and of the desert

Hapi - Hapi, god of the silt deposited by the flooding River Nile

Hapy - Hapy, a "Son of Horus".  who protected the lungs of the deceased

Hathor - Hathor the Egyptian Cow Goddess and sky goddess

Hatmehyt - Hatmehyt, fish-goddess of Mendes

Heh - Heh frog god of Infinity

Hehu / Hehut - Hehu / Hehut, god and goddess personified fire

Hedjwer - Hedjwer, baboon sun god

Heka - Heka, god of divine magic

Heket - Heket, goddess of childbirth

Hemsut - Hemsut, Egyptian goddess of fate

Heneb - Heneb, god of grain and of agriculture

Heryshaf - Heryshaf, Primeval ram god

Hesat - Hesat, Egyptian cow goddess

Horus - Horus the Falcon God of the sky, sun & moon

Hu - Hu, god of divine utterance

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I List

Ihi / Ihy - Ihy, god of music and dancing

Imhotep - Imhotep, god of learning and medicine

Imsety (amset) - Imsety, a Son of Horus

Inmutef - Inmutef, bearer of the heavens

Ipy - Ipy, hippopotamus goddess of magical protection

Isdes - Isdes, judge of the dead

Isis - Isis, Goddess of Love, Egyptian Mother Goddess of ancient Egypt

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J List

Joh - Joh, Egyptian moon god

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K List

Kauket / Keket - Goddess of darkness and obscurity of the Ogdoad of Hermopolis

Kebechsenef - Kebechsenef, one of the Sons of Horus

Khepri - Khepri the Scarab God of the sun and rebirth

Khnum - Khnum the Egyptian Ram God of the Nile and rebirth

Khonsu - Khonsu the Falcon God of the moon and healing

Kek - Kek, frog-headed god of darkness of the Ogdoad of Hermopolis

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L List

None - None

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List of Egyptian Gods: A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids

A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids:  List of Egyptian Gods
There are individual articles about many of the gods and goddesses detailed in the List of Egyptian Gods providing fascinating facts and interesting information via fast fact sheets on the divinities and deities of ancient Egypt. A comprehensive A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids containing the names and roles of ancient Egyptian gods.

List of Egyptian Gods: A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids

List of Egyptian Gods:

M List

Maat - Maat the Egyptian female deity of truth and justice

Mafdet - Mafdet, the cat goddess protector against snakes, scorpions

Mekal - Mekal, the lion goddess of pestilence

Menhit - Menhit, Egyptian war goddess

Menquet - Menquet, goddess of beer

Meret - Meret, goddess of song and of rejoicing

Meretseger - Meretseger the Cobra Goddess of tomb workers

Meskhenet - Meskhenet the Egyptian goddess of destiny and childbirth

Min - Min the Egyptian God of men & sexual vigor

Menthu - Menthu the Egyptian Hawk headed God of war

Mut - Mut the Egyptian Mother Goddess of the sky

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N List

Naunet - Naunet, snake-headed primeval goddess of the Ogdoad

Nefertum - Nefertum the God of healing, sunlight, perfume and the lotus

Nehebkau - Nehebkau, Egyptian snake god who  protected against snake bites and scorpion stings

Nekhbet - Nekhbet, vulture goddess and guardian of the Upper Kingdom

Nephthys - Nephthys the female deity of divine assistance

Neper - Neper, god of grain, barley and wheat

Neith - Neith the Egyptian Creator Goddess of war

Nun - Nun, ancient Egyptian creator god who personified the primeval waters from which the world was created

Nut - Nut, goddess of the sky and of the heavens

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O List

Opet - Opet, hippo goddess of eastern Thebes

Osiris - Osiris the God of death and rebirth

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P List

Pachet - Pachet, goddess of the desert

Pakhet - Pakhet, "She Who Scratches"

Petbe - Petbe, god of retaliation

Ptah - Ptah the Memphis Creator God of artisans, builders

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Q List

Qebhsnuf - Qebhsnuf, or Qebehsenuef, falcon or hawk-headed canopic god of the viscera, a son of Horus

Qetesh - Qetesh, goddess of love, the consort of Min, god of Virility

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R List

Ra (Re) - Ra, the Creator and Supreme Solar God

Renpet - Renpet, goddess of the solar year

Reret - Reret, hippo goddess

Reshef - Reshef, god of war

Ret - Ret, goddess of the sun

Renenutet - Renenutet, cobra fertility goddess

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S List

 

Saa - Saa, god of touch, intelligence and feeling

Safekhet - Safekhet, goddess of learning

Sekhmet - Sekhmet, lioness goddess of Memphis, consort of Ptah

Satet / Satis - Satet, goddess of the inundation of the Nile and the hunt

Selket - Selket, scorpion goddess and funerary deity

Seshat - Seshat the Egyptian female deity of writing

Set (Seth) - Set (Seth) the Egyptian God of chaos and evil

Shai / Shay - Shai, god or guardian of fate

Shu - Shu the God of the air and the sky

Sobek - Sobek the Crocodile God of the Nile and army

Sokar - Sokar, funerary god of Memphis

Sothis - Sothis the Sky Goddess of the stars

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T List

 

Tayet - Tayet, goddess of linen weaving

Taweret - Taweret, hippopotamus goddess of childbirth

Tefnut - Tefnut the Lioness Goddess of rain and moisture

Tenen / Tatenen - Tenen / Tatenen, god of vegetation

Thoth - Thoth the Ibis God of knowledge

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U List

Unut - Unut, snake or hare sun goddess

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V List

None - None

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W List

Wadjet - Wadjet, cobra, who spat poison at tomb robbers

Wasret - Wasret, goddess of precious metals and mines

Wepwawet - Wepwawet, jackal-headed god of war

Werethekau - Werethekau, magical cobra goddess, name for the rearing cobra on the ureaus

Weret - Weret, god of the sky and heavens

Wosyet - Wosyet, goddess of the young

List of Egyptian Gods: A-Z Dictionary & Fact Sheet for Kids

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