Amun was self created.

Amun grew to be considered the most important God. Initially, he was considered to be a representation of Air. Amun has also been considered to be a fertility God, and a sun God.

He, in his last incarnation, represented the essential and hidden. 


Anubis was the god of mummification. He protected the dead during their journey through the afterlife. Anubis was thought to perform the measurements during the Weighing of the Dead ceremony the Ancient Egyptians believed would happen in the afterlife.

He was at one time, merged with the Greek God Hermes, to become Hermanubis. 


Apep wasn't exactly a God, but a Demon, the symbol of darkness and chaos.

He was seen as a giant snake, crocodile, or even a dragon in later years. 

Apep often battled with Ra and Ma'at. In fact, if there was a natural disaster, or as


Apis was the divine representation of a bull. The bull was the most important sacred animal. 

Apis began to be known as the representation of Osiris' Ka. 


Atum was considered one of the most important deities from the earliest times. 

In the Pyramid Texts, he was considered both the father of the Pharaoh and the creator of the universe. 

Atum was considered both male and female, and was considered to be the first God, creating himself. 


Aten was originally part of Ra, the sun disk, to be exact.

Aten was considered the life giving force of light.

He was the center of a monotheistic religion, created by Akhenaten, who was better known as King Tut's father.


Bes was originally considered the protector of the home and children, and grew to be considered protector of all, and a comic dwarf god.

Research has led us to believe that Bes was a cat-God in his earliest incarnations. 


Geb was considered the God of the Earth. 

Geb is often described as the father of snakes.


Horus is considered to be the son of Isis and Orisis. All Pharoahs were considered to be a "living Horus."

He's been considered to be a Sky God, a Sun God, a War God, and a Saviour God. 


Ma'at was god of truth, order, balance, law, morality, and justice.

It was said, in the Weighing of the Dead, your heart (considered to be the center of your personality) would be weighed against one of Ma'at's feathers. It could not be lighter (more pure) or heavier (less pure) than that feather.


Orisis was the god of the Afterlife, considered to be so after he was cut up into several pieces by his rival, Set, or Seth. 


Sobek was the crocodile god. Remember the Weighing of the Dead ceremony? If you didn't pass being weighed against Ma'at's feather, you would have your heart eaten by Sobek, and be cursed to wander the afterlife for eternity.


Set, or Seth, could be considered the Egyptian equivalent to the devil. He was considered the desert God, the God of foreigners, and the God of chaos.

He was considered a good deity, until after the Persian Invasion. Afterwards, he was immediately deionized. 


Thoth was considered the God of Knowledge, Writing, Mathmatics, Magic, and the judging of the dead. 



Amunet was originally genderless, but the female part of Hathor. 

Eventually, as Amun's popularity and power grew, Amunet became the female part of Amun, representing what he originally did, Air. 

Then, Amunet got replaced as the female counterpart to Amun by Mut, but kept her own characteristics. 

Amunet eventually rose to become the patron deity of Thebes, and for one point in time, the country.

Along with being a representation of the invisible and Air, she was said to welcome the dead in the underworld. 


Anuket was originally the Goddess personification of the Nile River. 

Anuket became associated with fast moving things, such as arrows and gazelle. 

It is believed that during the Festival of Anuket, where they gave gold and food to the river in hopes of persuading Anuket to be kind enough to let the rivers water their crops, they ate a certain type of fish, but only at that time. 


Bastet was considered to be a solar and war Goddess. 

She was also considered to be a cat Goddess, and a protector of the Pharaoh and country. She was later considered the Goddess of perfumes, and Anubis' wife. 


Hathor was one of the most important and popular Goddesses. 

She was the Goddess of feminine love, motherhood, and joy. 

She is typically depicted as a cow Goddess.

Despite being viewed as basically the Goddess of mothers, there is one myth where she turns into Sekhmet and kills anyone she can find.


Isis was considered to be the perfect wife and ideal mother. She was considered to be a friend of the sinners and the poor, but she answered prayers from the wealthy too. 

Isis is the Goddess of motherhood, magic, and fertility. 


The rulers of Egypt asserted their right to rule by worshipping Mut. 


The warrior Goddesss of Upper Egypt. She was believed to protect the Pharaoh in battle. She was also considered a lioness Goddess. 


Taweret was the Goddess of childbirth. She became a protector of pregnant woman. She was eventually merged with Mut.