The Egyptian Gods

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Human and semihuman forms of some of the chief Egyptian deities:

1) Horus, son of Osiris, a sky god closely connected with the king.

2) Set, enemy of Horus and Osiris, god of storms and disorder.

3) Thoth, a moon deity and god of writing, counting and wisdom.

4) Khnum, a ram god who shapes men and their kas on his potter's wheel.

5) Hathor, goddess of love birth and death.

6) Sobek, the crocodile god, Lord of the Faiyum.

7) Ra, the sun god in his many forms.

8) Amon, a creator god often linked with Ra.

9) Ptah, another creator god and the patron of craftsmen.

10) Anubis, god of mummification.

11) Osiris, god of agriculture and ruler of the dead.

12) Isis, wife of Osiris, mother of Horus and Mistress of Magic.