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Amon

Egyptian God Amon

Egyptian God Amon ( also spelled as Ammon, Amen, Amoun ) was one of the most important diety in Egyptian Mythology. Egyptian God Amon was worshipped mainly in Thebes. The meaning of the name Amun was derived from the name Amoun which means “The Hidden One”. He is often called the “the hidden one” which shows an association with invisibility. Gradually, as god of air, he became associated with the breath of life which created the ba (egyptian soul) in Thebes.

At the height of Ancient Egyptian Civilization, he was considered as the “King of the Gods.” Egyptian God Amun was important throughout the Ancient Egyptian history. He became even more powerful when he was combined with the Ancient Egyptian Sun God Ra. Amun was then called Amun-Re.

Representation of Egyptian God Amun

The picture above shows an image of Egyptian God Amun. He was depicted as a man with ram head wearing an ostrich plumed hat while holding a sceptre.

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.