Gods of the Egyptians

By Max Macek

List Of Major gods

Anubis - Judge of the dead

Horus - Earth

Isis - Underworld

Osiris - Resurrection/underworld

Ra/Amon - Sun

Set - chaos, evil, trickery

Thoth - moon, wisdom, writing

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Ra

Ra was considered the god of the sun and all of creation. Ra was also considered the leader of all the gods.

Osiris

Osiris was the god of the underworld and resurrection. Osiris was trapped by his brother Set because his brother was envious of him.

Set

Set was the god of trickery, evil, and chaos. Set trapped his brother using his skills in trickery, by creating a contest. Set created a coffin that fit Osiris' shape perfectly, which then imprisoned Osiris.

Isis

The mother of Horus and wife of Osiris. One of the most widely worshiped goddesses because she was considered the mother of all kings

Horus

Son of Isis and Osiris. Horus was the god of the earth. Also the embodiment of kingship. Horus had a major conflict with Set due to him imprisoning his father

Anubis

Anubis was the judge of the dead. He would weigh the hearts of the dead and if they were lighter than the feather of truth, they would be resurrected, if they're hearts were heavier, their souls would be devoured.

Thoth

Considered the god of wisdom. Thoth secretly created writing and languages of humanity.

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