Gods and goddess

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Gods and goddess

ShuAppearance:*Man wearing a headdress with feather*A lionShu was the god of the air.Shu held up the figure of Nut so that the earth and the sky were separated.

BesAppearance: Dwarf with lion and human features Dwarf wearing the skin of a lion Bes was the protector of pregnant women, newborn babies and the family

Gods and Goddesses

KhnumAppearance: Man with the head of a curly-horned ram Khnum was a creator god, and a god of the innundation.

NutAppearance: Woman whose body arches across the sky, wearing a dress decorated with stars. Nut was the sky-goddess, whose body created a vault or canopy over the earth. Nut was the sister/wife of Geb, the god of the earth. She was also the mother of Isis, Osiris, Nepthys and Seth. The ancient Egyptians believed that at the end of the day, Nut swallowed the sun-god, Ra, and gave birth to him again the next morning

TawaretAppearance: Head of a hippopotamus with the arms and legs of a lion, the back and tail of a crocodile, and the breasts and stomach of a pregnant woman. Tawaret was a goddess who protected women during pregnancy and child birth.

Apperence:Man lying down below the arch of the sky goddess Nut Man with a goose on his head Geb was the god of the earth. Geb was the husband and brother of the sky goddess Nut. He was also the father of Osiris, Isis, Nepthys and Seth. When Seth and Horus fought for the throne of Egypt, Geb made Horus the ruler of the living. The ancient Egyptians believed that earthquakes were Geb's laughter.


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