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Isis

Egyptian Goddess Isis

The Ancient Egyptian Goddess Isis, also known as Aset or Eset was known as the Egyptian Mother Goddess. According to the Helipolis genealogy, Isis was the daughter of Geb and Nut. Egyptian Goddess Isis was also the sister and wife of Osiris and the mother of Egyptian God Horus.

Representation of Egyptian Goddess Isis

What does Isis look like? As you can see from the image above, Egyptian Goddess Isis was depicted in human form.

Ra

Egyptian God Ra

The Egyptian God Ra, also known as Re, was known as the Egyptian Sun God of the Heliopolis in the Ancient Egypt and as a major deity all over Egypt. Egyptian God Ra was also often referred to as Re-Horakte meaning, Ra (is) the Horus of the Horizon. Earlier Egyptians believed that Sun-God Ra created the world, and that the sunrise was the symbol of creation.

In later Egyptian kingdoms, Ra was combined with another Egyptian God named Amon and became Amon-Re. Ra was also combined with Horus as Re-Horakte.

Representation of Egyptian Sun God

Egyptian God Ra is usually represented with a body of man with a head of a falcon, holding Sceptre and an Anhk.

Ra’s Family

Egyptian God Ra was the father Tefnut and Shu, grandfather of Nut and Geb, great grand-father of Osiris, Seth, Isis, and Nephtys, and was a great-great-grandfather of Horus.