God/Goddess Qualities



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God/Goddess

Qualities

Osiris

Wise king murdered by his brother, Seth. His wife, Isis, brings him back to life. God of farming/vegetation and often painted with green skin.http://cxsfl.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/osiris.gif

Isis

Ultimate mother Goddess, she brought her husband back to life by collecting his body parts and bandaging them back together. Goddess of fertility.http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:and9gctzsigh1lkq7vpvyt8vlejy0hu00xlsim5asutpjl6x6wmy8rd7ia:https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-csackkcs9bg/vaslxswswki/aaaaaaaabji/6gopjhkcrkc/w640-h400-p-k/egyptian%252bgoddess%252bisis.gif

Horus

Son of Isis and Osiris, he killed Seth and ruled Egypt. He is worshipped as the god of light and sky.http://www.angelfire.com/co4/madampresident/horus.gif

Thoth

God of wisdom, writing and magic. He was the librarian of the underworld who wrote down the names of the dead and spells of the gods. He is often the mediator between good and evil.http://startistics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/thoth.gif

Ra

Sun god and often associated with the pyramids. He is reborn every morning at sunrise, and he dies at sunset and journeys back to the underworld for the night. http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/images/egyptian-god-ra.gif

Seth/Set

God of desert and storms who later became associated with chaos and darkness. He is painted as a man with the head of a dog, overall. Later, he became more of a demon figure and was not considered a god anymore.http://www.ironworksforum.com/ubb/noncgi/set.gif

Mut

Considered the great divine mother, usually wears a white and red crown.http://media.web.britannica.com/eb-media/57/161357-050-46c2b5d6.jpg

Bastet

Feline goddess sometimes drawn as a cat, she was the daughter of sun god Ra. She was worshipped for being motherly and is often drawn surrounded by kittens. She was known for being dangerously protective.http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/images/bastet.gif

Amun

King of the gods, like Zeus.http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/images/amun.gif

Ptah

Creator god and the god of craftsmanship and crafts. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/images/ptah.gif

Wadjet

A symbol of royalty, seen as protector of the pharaohs. http://ferrebeekeeper.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/wadjet2.gif

Hathor

Associated with music and dancing, but known as the Lady of Heaven, Earth and the Underworld. She protected women who were pregnant and worshipped as a goddess of fertility. http://www.egypt-travel-guide.com/images/hathor.gif

Sekhmet

Goddess of war, destroyed enemies of Ra but also helped kings destroy their enemies. Always a lioness. http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9uyn8m1wb1r8xssuo3_400.jpg

Anubis

Associated with death and the afterlife, he was the mummifier and keeper of the dead. http://homepage.ntlworld.com/ordolux/occultinfodirectory/egyptiangods/pictures/anubiswest.gif

Maat

Goddess of truth, justice, morality, order and harmony. She was the opposite of chaos, and often restored order. http://www.wpclipart.com/world_history/civilizations/egyptian/maat_egyptian_goddess.png


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