Egyptian Gods

Like most polytheistic societies, the Egyptians had a bewildering assortment of gods and goddesses. Some Egyptian gods were anthropomorphic (human like) while others resembled animals.
Aken (god) The ferryman who steered the boat in which chief god Ra crossed the underworld at night.
Aker God of the Horizon
Amun God of the Air and the Wind
Andjety (also called Anezti, Anedjti) A god of the underworld, possibly a precursor to Osiris. He was known as the Bull of Vultures, that is the Progenitor of Vultures because of his association with death.
Anhur (also called Onuris, Onouris, An-Her, Anhuret, Han-Her, Inhert) Originally a foreign god of war incorporated into the Egyptian pantheon. One of his titles was Slayer of Enemies.
Anti god of ferrymen
Anubis Lord of the dead. His name originally meant something close to "putrefaction".
Ash God of Oases
Aten A creator of the universe. His worship (Atenism) was instituted as the basis for the mostly monotheistic religion of Amenhotep IV, who took the name Akhenaten. The worship of Aten ceased shortly after Akhenaten's death.
Atum (alternatively spelt Tem, Temu, Tum, and Atem God of the sun as it passes the horizon.
Bes cat god imported from Nubian religion; eventually came to be considered a household protector
Chenti-cheti A crocodile-god, though he was later represented as a falcon-god. His name means foremost retreater.
Chnum God of the source of the Nile River. He was said to have moulded the other Gods, and he had the titles Divine Potter and Lord of created things from himself.
Chons (alternately Khensu, Khons, Khonsu or Khonshu) As the god of light in the night, the god of the moon. He was called the Wanderer because the moon wanders across the sky, and he alo held the titles Embracer, Pathfinder, and Defender, as he was thought to watch over night travelers. As the god of light in the night, Chons was invoked to protect against wild animals, increase male virility, and to aid with healing.

He also had a dark aspect, and was called the King's Placenta which was a metaphor for his role as slayer of the king's enemies. In this capacity the god Chons would extract their innards and build a placenta from their guts. This god was also referred to "as the (one who) lives on hearts".
Duamutef A funerary god who protected the stomach and large intestines of mummified corpses, kept in a canopic jar. Duamutef is represented as a mummified man with the head of a jackal. He was one of the four sons of Horus.
Four sons of Horus A group of four gods in Egyptian mythology, who were essentially the personifications of the four canopic jars, which accompanied mummified bodies and held the stomach (and large intestines), liver, (small) intestines, and lungs.
Geb The personification of the earth. It was said that when he laughed, it caused earthquakes. Since the egyptians believed that their underworld was literally under the earth, Geb was sometimes seen as containing the dead, or imprisoning those not worthy to go to Aaru.
Ha God of the deserts west of Egypt.
Hapi A funerary deity. He was one of the Four Sons of Horus and charged with protecting the canopic jars that held the lungs of the deceased and also protecting the Throne of Osiris in the Underworld. He was depicted as a mummified man with a baboon-head.
Hapy A deification of the annual flood of the Nile River.
Heka The deification of magic. His name was in fact the Egyptian word for magic.
Hemen A falcon-god, worshipped in Hefat, who was depicted during the Old Kingdom as slaying hippopotami, and other symbolic forces of chaos
Hermanubis Deification of the Egyptian priesthood. In classical mythology, Hermanubis was a god who combined Hermes (Greek mythology) with Anubis (Egyptian mythology). He was popular during the period of Roman domination. Depicted as having a human body and jackal head. He is the son of Osiris and Nephthys.
Herrut An evil hydra serpent god who chased the early Egyptian goddess Meh, Horus, and Meh's protector, the god Seb, into the reedbeds of lower egypt. Eventually it became absorbed into an aspect of Set.
Heryshaf Heryshaf was a creator and fertility god who was born from the primeval waters. He was pictured as a man with the head of a ram, or as a ram.
Horus A very ancient Egyptian god. His characteristics evolved over the centuries. At various times he was known as a Sky God, a Sun God, the Conquerer of Set, the Brother of Isis, the Son of Osiris. Horus was so important that the Eye of Horus became an important Egyptian symbol of power.
Hu The deification of the first word, the word of creation, that Atum was said to have exclaimed upon ejaculating, in his masturbatory act of creating the Ennead.
Huh Deification of eternity, his name itself meaning "endlessness".
Imhotep The god of medicine and healing. Originally a real person who was an architect and a physician. His name means "He Who Comes in Peace"
Imset A funerary deity, one of the Four sons of Horus, who were associated with the canopic jar specifically which contained the liver.
Isis Her name literally means (female) of throne, i.e. Queen of the throne, although the hieroglyph used originally meant (female) of flesh, i.e. mortal, and she may simply have represented deified, real, queens. An Egyptian hymn states: In the beginning there was Isis: Oldest of the Old, She was the Goddess from whom all Becoming of the House of Life, Mistress of the Word of God. She was the Unique. In all Her great and wonderful works She was a wiser magician and more excellent than any other God."

. Isis the mother of the four gods (The Four Sons of Horus) who protected the canopic jars and she was also the mother of Horus through her union with Osiris.
Kebechsenef A funerary god, and one of the Four Sons of Horus charged with protecting the canopic jar which contained the intestines on the dead.
Khepri A minor god said to push the sun around the sky much like Scarab beetles push large balls of dung around, and so some Egyptians came up with the idea that the sun moved across the sky because it was being pushed by such a beetle. Since Khepri was considered to push the sun, he gradually came to embody aspects of the sun itself, and therefore was a solar deity.
Kneph the breath of life, his name meaning soul-breath. Kneph was a spirit that breathed life into things, giving them form.
Kuk the deification of the primordial concept of darkness: he represented the unknown, chaos.
Maahes a lion-god. He was rarely referred to by name and was instead referred to as "The Lord of the Massacre."
Mat the goddess, or rather the concept, of truth, justice and order. Because it was the pharaoh's duty to ensure truth and justice, many of them were referred to as Meri-Mat (Beloved of Mat).
Menthu A hawk-god, of war. Menthu was an ancient god, his name meaning nomad, originally a manifestation of the scorching effect of the sun, Ra.
Mesenet Goddess of childbirth, and the creator of each child's Ka, a part of their soul. She was the (lesbian) consort of Sai, the goddess of destiny.
Min A god and the patron of traveling caravans. He was identified with the constellation Orion, and was in charge of the sky, and consequently in charge of thunder, and of rain, since they fell from the sky. He was also a fertility god associated with male virility. At the beginning of the harvest season, the god's image was taken out of the temple and brought to the fields when they blessed the harvest, and played games naked in his honour -- the most important of these being the climbing of a huge (tent) pole.
Nefertem Originally just the young Atum (his name means beautiful Atum, i.e. youthful Atum), at the creation of the world, who had arisen from the primal waters in a lotus bud. In later centuries he came to be regarded as a separate deity and was often referred to as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun. The lotus flower with which he was associated had narcotic effects and was used in medical anesthetics. The ancient Egyptians often carried small statuettes of this god as good-luck charms.
Nehebkau A snake like god who guarded the entrance to Duat, the underworld.
Neper An androgenous deification (the feminine form of his name is Nepit) of grain.. His name simply means "lord of the mouth", a reference to the function of grain as sustainance.
Osiris A chief deity: the Egyptian God of death and the underworld. He was the father of Horus and Anubis. He is the subject of the greatest myth in Egyptian mythology in which Osiris,having been killed by Set, who had by now become considered evil, is subsequently resurrected. After being resurrected Osiriscopulated with Isis, resulting in the birth of Horus, and then returned to the land of the dead. As such, since Horus was only present after Osiris, his father, was dead, and Osiris was only alive before Horus was born. Horus became thought of as the resurrected version of Osiris, i.e. Osiris re-incarnated. This combination, Osiris-Horus, was therefore a life-death-rebirth deity, and thus associated with the new harvest each year.
Ptah The deification of the primordial mound in Egyptian cosmogony, which was more literally referred to as Ta-tenen (also spelt Tathenen), meaning risen land, or as Tanen, meaning submerged land.
Ra The Sun God.
Rem A fish god who fertilizes the land with its tears. He is the personification of Ra's tears.
Saa God of Wisdom and writing.
Sai / Shai The goddess and god of fate. He/she had dual female and male personalities. His name meant "that which is ordained".
Seker The deification of the act of separating the Ba from the Ka, roughly the separation of soul from the body, after death.
Sesmu Originally the god of (red) wine and hence he was also the slaughterer of souls. When the main form of execution was by beheading, it was said that Sesmu ripped off the heads of those who were wicked, and threw them into a wine press, to be crushed into red wine.
Set (also spelt Sutekh, Setesh, Seteh) God of Evil.
Shai God of Fate. He determined the length of each man's life.
Shu Shu (meaning dryness and he who rises up) is one of the primordial gods, a personification of air
Sobek Sobek was a deification of crocodiles, and was originally a demon, as crocodiles were deeply feared in the nation so dependent on the Nile River. His worship began as an attempt to appease the crocodiles.
Sopdu A war god associated with the scorching heat of the summer sun.
Ta-Bitjet An ancient scorpion goddess identified as the consort of Horus. The blood that flowed when Horus ruptured her hymen can serve as a panacea for all poisons.
Thoth A god of wisdom, the inventor of writing,, magic, and the measurement, and regulation, of events, and of time. He was thus said to be the secretary and counsellor of Ra, and with Mat (truth/order) stood next to Ra on the nightly voyage across the sky, Ra being a sun god. As the inventor of writing Toth was the parton god of scribes.
Wepwawet A war god, depicted as a scout, going out to clear ways for the army to proceed forward. His name meant "opener of the ways," and he is depicted as a standard that led armies to battle.
Yamm The god of oceans, seas, rivers and lakes
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