Description: A singing Goddess.
Rules Over: Music, song, voice, arts.
Description: A moon God.
Description: Earth god.
Rules Over: Earth, fields, poisons, anecdotes, weaving.
Other Names: Wife of Amen.
Description: Goddess of Heaven.
Other Names: Amoun, Amun, Amon, Ammon. "Hidden God"; "Great Father."
Descriptoin: Phallic deity sometimes pictured with the head of a ram and other times pictured as a man with a crown with two tall straight plumes.
Rules Over: Reproduction, fertility, generation, wind, air, prophecy, agriculture.
Other Names: Amenti, "The Westerner," "hidden goddess."
Description: Goddess of the Underworld. Consort of Amen.
Rules Over: She greeted all dead people to the land of the dead with bread and water. If they ate and drank, they could not return to the land of the living.
Description: Fire God.
Rules Over: Fire.
Description: A singing god.
Rules Over: Winds, song.
Description: A lion god.
Description: Goddess of Milk Cows.
Description: Dawn God.
Other Names: Anher, Anhert.
Description: Official God of the nome Abt and its capital.
Rules Over: War, Sun and the sky.
Other Names: Anpu, Sekhem Em Pet.
Description: Messenger from the gods to humans. Pictured with the head of a jackal or dog, or as a dark colored jackal. He, with Maat, weighed human souls for truth.
Rules Over: Wisdom, intelligence, death, embalming, endings, truth, justice, surgery, hospital stays, finding lost things, anesthetics, medicine, journeys, protection, boats, diplomacy, astral travel, cemeteries.
Other Names: Anuket, Anukis, "The Clasper."
Description: Water Goddess of the Nile Cataracts. Her symbal was the cowrie shell. Pictured as a woman donning a tall plumed crown. Also has been depicted as having four arms.
Rules Over: Producer and giver of life, water.
Other Names: Apophis.
Description: Demon enemy of the Sun. Pictured as a snake.
Rules Over: Darkness, storm, night, the Underworld, death, eclipses.
Description: Mother Goddess, nursing mother.
Other Names: Upuat.
Rules Over: Pictured as Anubis is except he is white or gray instead of black. He guides souls to their place of rest after their hearts are weighed against the feather.
Description: Messenger God.
Description: Fire Goddess.
Rules Over: Fire.
Description: Fire God.
Rules Over: Fire.
Description: Goddess of the Winds.
Description: Water God.
Description: God of Gifts.
Other Names: Euf Ra.
Description: Aspect of the Sun god Ra. Shown as a ram-headed man wearing the solar disk.
Rules Over: Peace, rest, sleep, courage.
Description: Goddess of Nurses and Children.
Description: Goddess of the Soul.
Description: A Hawk Goddess.
Other Names: Banebdedet, Banaded.
Description: A ram-god.
Rules Over: Discussion, arbitration, peace.
Other Names: Bastet, Pasht (Dark aspect).
Description: Cat headed-goddess, mother of all cats, wife of Ptah. Bast held a sistrum in her right hand and a basket in her left. Usually shown wearing green.
Rules Over: Cats, animals, Fire, the Moon, childbirth, fertility, pleasure, benevolence, joy, jokes, sexual rites, music, dance, protection against disease and evil spirits, warmth, intuition, healing, generosity, marriage.
Description: God of War and the Chase.
Description: Goddess of Dawn's Light.
Other Names: "Lord of the land of Punt."
Description: A guardian God. He was pictured as a leapard skin-clad dwarf with a huge head, prominent eyes and cheeks, a curly beard and an open mouth with his tongue sticking out. Sometimes he was depicted playing the harp or tambourine.
Rules Over: Luck, marriage, music, dance, childbirth, cosmetics, female adornments, humor, happiness, protection.
Other Names: Uajyt, Uatchet, Utchat, Per Uadjit, Uazit, Uto, Uraeus.
Description: Cobra Goddess and ancient protector of Lower Egypt and the Delta town of Uadjit. Shown as a cobra (sometimes winged) sometimes and at other times as a woman wearing a vulture headdress and the red crown of the North. She held papyrus scepter twined with a long snake.
Rules Over: Protection, hiding from evil.
Description: Very fat man with pendulous breasts, dressed like a boatman with a narrow belt around his huge belly.
Rules Over: The Nile, crops, fertility, water, prosperity.
Other Names: Athor, Athyr, Het-Hert, Hat-Hor, Het-Heret.
Description: Cowheaded goddess or a human-headed woman with horns, cow's ears and heavy tresses.
Rules Over: Joy, love, pleasure, flowers, the sky, moon, tombs, motherhood, beauty, marriage, cosmetics, singers and dancers, merry-makers, beautiful women, artists, artistic works, vine and wine, ale and beer, happiness, music, song, the dance, weaving garlands, good times in general, Nature, physical comforts, protection, astrology, prosperity, jewelry, strength, the arts, family.
Other Names: Neheb.
Description: Shown as a squatting man wearing a curved reed on his head. God of Infinity.
Rules Over: Eternity, longevity, happiness.
Description: God of the East Wind.
Other Names: Heqtit, Heket, Hekat.
Description: Frog-headed goddess.
Rules Over: Creation, childbirth, fertility, corn, resurrection, protection.
Description: A Singing God.
Other Names: Heru Sa Aset.
Description: Falcon-headed Sun and sky god. Pictured as fair skin, blue eyes.
Rules Over: Prophecy, war, revenge, justice, success, problem solving, the Sun, music, the arts, beauty, weapons, family, home.
Description: God of Taste.
Description: God of the West Wind.
Other Names: I-Em-Hetep.
Description: Deified human hero who later became a god. Son of Ptah.
Rules Over: Study, knowledge, learning, medicine, healing, embalming, physicians, sleep to heal suffering and pain, magick, compassion, drugs, herbs.
Other Names: As, Aset, Eset, Tait.
Description: Supreme Egyptian Goddess. Pictured with dark hair, blue eyes, fair skin.
Rules Over: Marriage, domestic life, theMoon, motherhood, fertility, magick, purification, initiation, reincarnation, success, womanhood, healing, spinning, weaving, advice, divination, civilization, agriculture, the arts, protection, advice, patroness of priestesses.
Other Names: Keku.
Description: God of the hour before dawn. Bringer-in of the light.
Description: Goddess of the hour after sunset. Bringer-in of the night.
Other Names: Khons, Khonsu.
Description: Wore a skullcap topped by a disk in a crescent Moon. His head was bald except for a scalp-lock tress of a royal child. His body was swathed tightly and he held a crook and flail.
Rules Over: Exorcism, healing.
Other Names: Khepra, Khepri, Khephera.
Description: Scarab beetle god of creative energy and eternal life.
Rules Over: Moon, exorcism, healing, new beginnings, gentleness, literary abilities, miracles, compassion.
Other Names: Khnum.
Description: Ram God pictured with a ram's head and long wavy horns holding a scepter and ankh.
Rules Over: Arts and crafts, fertility and creation, gentleness.
Description: A Bird Goddess.
Description: God of sight.
Other Names: Maa, Maut, Mayet.
Description: Depicted wearing an ostrich feather on her head while standing/sitting on her heels holding a scepter and ankh.
Rules Over: Truth, right, justice, law, final judgement of human souls, order, divine order, reincarnation.
Description: A Lynx Goddess.
Description: A Lion God.
Description: Helps the deceased climb into heaven.
Other Names: Mehurt.
Description: Universal Mother Goddess.
Rules Over: Night.
Other Names: Menthu-Ra, Mentu, Mont.
Description: Sun god pictured with a bull head. Wore a solar disk and two tall straight plumes on his head and carried a khepesh. Husband of Rat-Taui.
Rules Over: Protection, war, vengeance.
Description: Cobra Goddess.
Description: A Blacksmith God.
Other Names: Meskhenet.
Description: Images of her were sometimes depicted on two bricks on which egyptian women crouched during child birth. Shown as a woman wearing two long palm shoots which were curved at the ends.
Rules Over: Childbirth, rebirth.
Other Names: Minu, Menu.
Description: Wore a crown with two tall straight plumes and held a flail in his right hand behind his head.
Rules Over: Fertility, crops, sex, harvests, roads, journeys, patron of the desert and travelers.
Other Names: Monthu, Menthu.
Description: Falcon-headed war God also represented by a griffin.
Other Names: Sky goddess who wore a vulture headdress. Sometimes winged.
Rules Over: Marriage, creation.
Description: Serpent god of the Underworld.
Rules Over: Death, cursing, vengeance.
Other Names: Neit, Net, Nit.
Description: Usually shown aside Selqet, as mummy guardian and protectress of marriage. She wore the red crown of Lower Egypt and in her hands held a bow and two arrows.
Rules Over: Herbs, magick, healing, mystical knowledge, rituals, meditation, weaving.
Description: Guardian goddess shown in vulture form hovering over PHaraoh, holding the flywhisk and the seal. As a woman, she was depicted wearing the white crown of Upper Egypt or a vulture headdress. She carried a scepter with a serpent twined around it.
Rules Over: Motherhood, childbirth, protection.
Description: God of grain and prosperity of the barley and emmer wheat crops.
Other Names: Nebt-Het, Nebthet, Nebhet.
Description: Underworld Goddess who represented life and death. Wife of Set. Mother of Anubis. Pictured as fair skinned with green eyes. Shown as a woman with long winged arms stretched in protection; sometimes carrying a basket on her head.
Rules Over: Death, dark magick, guardian of hidden things, mystical things, protection, invisibility or anonymity, intuition, dreams, peace.
Description: Goddess of Strength.
Description: The primal water.
Description: God of the primal ocean.
Other Names: Nu.
Description: Sky goddess, personification of the heavens, sky, clouds and stars.
Rules Over: Reincarnation, weather.
Description: Tanned complexion and fair hair. Sometimes shown standings, sometimes seated on his throne, tightly wrapped in mummy garb, his freed hands on his breast holding the crook and flail. Sometimes his face was shown as green. On his head he wore a high white miter flanked by two ostrich feathers.
Rules Over: Fertility, harvests, commerce, success, initiation, death and reincarnation, water, judgment, justice, agriculture, crafts, corn and vegetation, grains, religion, architecture, weaving, ceremonial music, civilization, composing rituals, codes of law, religion, power, order, discipline, growth, stability.
Description: A cat goddess.
Description: A goddess of birth.
Description: Goddess of Sunrise.
Description: God of Light.
Other Names: Ptah-Neb-Ankh.
Description: Skull wrapped in a headband and his body enclosed in mummy cloth. His hands were free and held a scepter, ankh, and tet.
Rules Over: Life, regeneration, crafts, builders, designers, metal workers, stone workers, engraving, carving, sculpting, all handcrafts, architects, masons, gentleness, miracles, science, manual skills, the arts.
Other Names: Re, Phra.
Description: Had many forms: Royal child sitting on lotus; as a man head topped with the solar disk surrounded by the sacred asp; as a man with a ram's head; as a man with a falcons head.
Rules Over: Agriculture, Sun, Magick, prosperity, spells, rituals, destiny, right, truth.
Other Names: Tat-Taiut, Rait, Rate.
Description: Woman wearing a disk with horns and a uraeus.
Rules Over: Wisdom, knoweldge.
Description: Goddess of Knowledge.
Description: A Fish God.
Description: A Cow Goddess.
Other Names: Renenutet, Ernutet.
Description: Woman with serpents head or serpent wearing the solar disk. Sometimes shown as a lion headed woman or wearing the plumes of Maat.
Rules Over: Children, luck, justice.
Description: Wore a long palm shoot above her head.
Rules Over: Youth, springtime, the year, general idea of time.
Description: God of time.
Description: Goddess of the Harvest, shown as a cobra. Present during childbirth and also decides how long the child will live.
Rules over: Harvest, childbrith, life.
Description: God of touch.
Other Names: Satet.
Description: Shown as teh Archer, holding a bow and arrows.
Rules Over: Fertility, the hunt, planting, water.
Other Names: Geb, Keb.
Description: Fertility Earth God.
Rules Over: Fertility, new beginnings, creations, crops.
Other Names: Sobk, Suchos, Sobek.
Description: Lord of Death. Crocodile God.
Rules Over: Cursing, dark magick.
Other Names: Sokar, Socharis.
Description: Guardian god of the door to the Underworld. Pictured as a greenish hawk-headed mummy.
Description: Wore red garments.
Rules Over: Strength, might, violence, cultivated lands and fields.
Other Names: Sakhmet.
Description: Lioness-headed Goddess. She represented the destroying power of the sunlight and was crowned with a disk and coiled cobra.
Rules Over: War/battle, physicians and bone-setters.
Other Names: Selket, Selquet, Selchis, Serqet.
Description: Shown as a woman with a scorpion on her head, often with raised winged arms.
Rules Over: Marriage, happiness, sexual love.
Other Names: Sesheta.
Description: Pictured as a woman wearing a star on her head, reversed crescent and two long straight plumes. Later on the crescent was replaced with two long down-turned horns. Record keeper of the gods and keeper of the inventory of the pharaoh's enemy loot.
Rules Over: Writing, letters, archives, measurement, calculation, record-keeping, hieroglyphics, time, stars, sky, history, books, learning, inventions.
Other Names: Seth, Seti, Sutekh, Suti.
Description: Reddish-white skin and bright red hair.
Rules Over: Hunger, thirst, thunder, storm, suffering, revenge, cursing, death, dark magick, darkness, evil, destruction, chaos, foreigners.
Description: God of hearing.
Other Names: Shait (female).
Description: Sometimes a goddess, sometimes a god. Role similar to guardian angel, presiding over destiny and fate. One was born with each person and at death gave a true account of that persons life and deeds/misdeeds.
Description: God of wine.
Description: Air god. In human form with ostrich feather on his head.
Rules Over: Heat, drynes, air, winds.
Description: God of the Perceptive Mind.
Description: Goddess of Weaving.
Description: Primal earth mother, more like grandmother of grandmother.. the earths core, continents, etc. She is distant and understands the cycles of life and death fully.
Rules Over: Life, death, stability, order, strength.
Other Names: Tauret, Apet, Opet, Taueret, Taurt, Thoueris, Rertrertu, Taweret.
Description: Hippopotamus goddess. Pictured as a female hippo with hanging breasts, standing upright and holding a plait of rolled papyrus.
Rules Over: Childbirth, maternity, nursing mothers, revenge, protection.
Other Names: Tefenet.
Description: Lives at the bottom of the Underworld, who was fed by a group of Underworld Gods.
Rules Over: Moisture, dew, rain, mist.
Other Names: Tem, Atem, Atum.
Description: Personification of God in human form and of the setting Sun. He was the father of the human race and he helped the dead. In one of his forms he was worshipped as a huge serpent. Considered complete within himself, he was the sum of everything that existed.
Rules Over: Peace, help, rest.
Other Names: Tehuti, Thout, Djehuti, Zehuti.
Description: Invented hieroglyphics and numbers. First and greatest of magicians. Inventor of the 4 laws of magick. His two wives were Seshat and Nehmauit. He had powers greater then Osiris and Ra.
Rules Over: Magick, writing, inventions, the arts, divination, commerce, healing, initiation, music, prophecy, tarot, success, wisdom, medicine, astronomy, geometry, surveying, drawing, sciences, measurement of time, all calculations and inventories, archives, judgment, oracles, predictions, rituals, the law, astrology, alphabet, mathematics, speech, grammar, arbitration, balance, mental powers, the Moon, botany, theology, hymns and prayers, reading, oratory, arbitration, peace, advice, learning, books, truth, akashic records, the moon, fate, arbitration, advice.
Description: Cobra Goddess of North Egypt, "Green One."
Desciption: God of Existence.
Description: A star goddess.
Other names: Unti.
Description: God of Light.
Description: Goddess of the 27th day of the month.
Description: Water God.
Description: Goddess of the Moon.
Description: God of Embalming.
Description: God of the 29th day of the month.
Other Names: Upuaut, Ophis.
Description: God of the Underworld, pictured as wolf-headed. Often dressed as a soldier.
Rules Over: War, protection, defense, martial arts, journeys.