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AbraxasmEgyptian Mythology, Gnosticism, Popular Culture From a word thought to have originated with the Gnostics or the Egyptians, found on many amulets during the last years of the Roman Empire. Abraxas was used by the Basilideans, a Gnostic sect of the 2nd century, to refer to the Supreme Being or god whom they worshipped; they believed it to be a name of power because it contained the seven Greek letters which, computed numerically, equal the number 365 (the number of days in the year)... [more]
AkenmEgyptian Mythology The custodian of the ferryboat who ferries the souls of the deceased to the Egyptian underworld of Duat, and he was also said to rule Duat in general on behalf of Osiris... [more]
AmmitfEgyptian Mythology Derived from Ancient Egyptian ꜥm-mwt "devourer of the dead". In Egyptian mythology she was a female demon and funerary deity with a body that was part lion, hippopotamus, and crocodile, all of which were seen as dangerous animals to the ancient Egyptians... [more]
DuamutefmEgyptian Mythology Means "who adores his mother". He is one of the four sons of Horus tasked with protecting his throne in the underworld. His image was depicted on the canopic jar which held the stomach of the deceased.
GebmEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology he was the god of the Earth and a member of the Ennead of Heliopolis. He was said to be the father of earthquakes and that it was he who allowed crops to grow. Due to a mistake in translation and a change in how his name was written over the years in Ancient Egypt, his name was sometimes erroneously read as Seb or Keb, though the original Egyptian name for him may have been more similar to Gebeb/Kebeb... [more]
HeqetfEgyptian Mythology Heqet was an Egyptian goddess of fertility and was identified with Hathor. She was linked to the annual flooding of the Nile, and was represented as a frog.
ImentetfEgyptian Mythology Means "she of the west". In Egyptian mythology she was the goddess representing the necropolis west of the Nile River and the consort of Aken. Typically depicted wearing the hieroglyph for 'west' on her head, she often appeared on tombs to welcome the deceased into the afterlife... [more]
ImsetymEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology he was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus tasked with protecting his throne in the underworld. His image was depicted on the canopic jar that held the liver of the deceased.
IunitfEgyptian Mythology Iunit of Armant means "she of Armant". Armant, also known as Hermonthis, is a town in Egypt whose name is derived from Montu. In Egyptian mythology she was a minor goddess and a consort of Montu.... [more]
IusaasetfEgyptian Mythology Etymology uncertain, may mean something similar to "she who grows as she comes". This was the name of the feminine counterpart to Atum, also associated with the acacia tree.
Ma'atfEgyptian Mythology Ma'at refers to the ancient Egyptian concepts of truth, balance, order, harmony, law, morality, and justice. Maat was also the goddess who personified these concepts, and regulated the stars, seasons, and the actions of mortals and the deities who had brought order from chaos at the moment of creation... [more]
MafdetfEgyptian Mythology Name of the Egyptian goddess of judgement, justice and execution, her name meaning "she who runs". It is believed that she is the first feline deity, predating Bastet and Sekhmet, and she is often depicted as a feline or a woman with the head of a feline... [more]
Mehet-weretfEgyptian Mythology Means "great flood" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of a sky goddess associated with water, creation, and rebirth.
MeskhenetfEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology she was a goddess of childbirth, and the creator of each child's 'ka', a part of their soul, which she breathed into them at the moment of their birth. Because she was responsible for 'ka', she was also associated with fate, and so would sometimes be associated with Shai... [more]
NuitfEnglish (British), Egyptian Mythology Nuit is the Ancient Egyptian goddess of the heavens, with her name meaning "sky." Originally she was only the goddess of the night sky, but gradually she came to represent the sky in general. Nuit also protects people in the afterlife... [more]
PakhetfEgyptian Mythology Means "she who scratches" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of a lion-headed war goddess.
PuahfHebrew, Egyptian Mythology In the old testament, this was the name of one of the midwives who disobeyed Pharoah's orders to kill any Hebrew boys they delivered. Often seen alongside the name Shiphrah.
RenenutetfEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology she was the goddess of nourishment and the harvest, and as such was worshiped mainly during harvest. She was often depicted as a cobra or as a woman with the head of a cobra. She was sometimes portrayed as the consort of Sobek, Shai, or Geb, with whom she had the snake god Nehebkau... [more]
RenpetfEgyptian Mythology Means "year" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of the goddess of fertility, youth and spring.
SatetfEgyptian Mythology Derived from the Egyptian word sṯ, meaning "eject", "shoot", "pour" or "throw". It is the name of an Egyptian goddess and her name can be translated as "she who shoots" or "she who pours". As a warrior goddess, she protected Egypt's southern frontier by killing the pharoah's enemies with arrows; as a fertility goddess, she granted the wishes of those who sought love.
SekhmetfEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert... [more]
ShumEgyptian Mythology (Latinized) Shu, meaning "emptiness" and "he who rises up", was one of the primordial Egyptian gods, a personification of air, one of the Ennead of Heliopolis.
SobekmEgyptian Mythology Sobek is likely derived from the Ancient Egyptian sbk, the verb meaning "to impregnate". This is likely because he was considered a violent, hyper-sexual, and erratic deity, prone to his primal whims.... [more]
SopdetfEgyptian Mythology Means "triangle" or "sharp one" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of the Egyptian goddess of the star Sirius, associated with the New Year and flooding of the Nile.
TaweretfEgyptian Mythology, African Mythology, Near Eastern Mythology, Greek Mythology Means "she who is great" or "great one" in Ancient Egyptian. This name was a common pacificatory address to dangerous deities. In Egyptian mythology she was a goddess of childbirth and fertility, titled 'Lady of Heaven', 'Mistress of the Horizon', 'She Who Removes Water', 'Mistress of Pure Water', and 'Lady of the Birth House'... [more]
TefnutfEgyptian Mythology TEFNUT is a goddess of moisture, moist air, dew and rain in Ancient Egyptian religion. She is the sister and consort of the air god Shu, and the mother of Geb and Nut.
TenenetfEgyptian Mythology In Egyptian mythology she was a goddess of childbirth and beer. She was typically depicted as a woman wearing a cow uterus on her head like another Egyptian childbirth goddess, Meskhenet... [more]
WadjetfEgyptian Mythology Means "green one; papyrus-colored one". From the Ancient Egyptian wadj, which was the word for the color green, in reference to the color of papyrus, and et, which indicated the name of a woman.... [more]
WerethekaufEgyptian Mythology Means "great one of magic", "great enchantress" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of an Ancient Egyptian goddess, the personification of supernatural power.