Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with many deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces and elements of nature. The practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods and gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with many deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces and elements of nature. The practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods and gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt.

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Egyptian God Family Tree - Egyptian deities, in various forms and varying degrees of popularity, reigned in Egypt for over 3,000 years.

Egyptian God Family Tree - Egyptian deities, in various forms and varying degrees of popularity, reigned in Egypt for over 3,000 years.

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Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshipped as early as the Second Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt, the Nile River delta region, before the unification of the cultures of ancient Egypt. Her name is also spelled Baast, Ubaste, and Baset

Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshipped as early as the Second Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt, the Nile River delta region, before the unification of the cultures of ancient Egypt. Her name is also spelled Baast, Ubaste, and Baset

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Ancient Egypt. Sekhmet, goddess of fire, war, vengeance, menstruation, and medicine in ancient Egyptian religion. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert.

Ancient Egypt. Sekhmet, goddess of fire, war, vengeance, menstruation, and medicine in ancient Egyptian religion. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert.

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WAS scepter amulet: The WAS ("power, dominion") sceptre is a symbol that appeared often in relics, art, and hieroglyphics associated with ancient Egyptian religion.

WAS scepter amulet: The WAS ("power, dominion") sceptre is a symbol that appeared often in relics, art, and hieroglyphics associated with ancient Egyptian religion.

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Ancient Egypt. Nephthys, godess of death, service, lamentation and nighttime in ancient Egyptian religion. She is a member of the Great Ennead of Heliopolis in Egyptian mythology, a daughter of Nut and Geb. Nephthys was typically paired with her sister Isis in funerary rites[1] because of their role as protectors of the mummy and the god Osiris and as the sister-wife of Set.

Ancient Egypt. Nephthys, godess of death, service, lamentation and nighttime in ancient Egyptian religion. She is a member of the Great Ennead of Heliopolis in Egyptian mythology, a daughter of Nut and Geb. Nephthys was typically paired with her sister Isis in funerary rites[1] because of their role as protectors of the mummy and the god Osiris and as the sister-wife of Set.

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In ancient Egyptian religion, the sun disk became a primary symbol of Ra, the sun. The sun disk was carved over the doorways of many Egyptian tombs and temples, and it appears on many papyri. The sun disk is often shown being carried on the wings and head of Horus.

In ancient Egyptian religion, the sun disk became a primary symbol of Ra, the sun. The sun disk was carved over the doorways of many Egyptian tombs and temples, and it appears on many papyri. The sun disk is often shown being carried on the wings and head of Horus.

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Ra was the sun god. He was the most important god of the ancient Egyptians. The ancient Egyptians believed that Ra was swallowed every night by the sky goddess Nut, and was reborn every morning.

Ra was the sun god. He was the most important god of the ancient Egyptians. The ancient Egyptians believed that Ra was swallowed every night by the sky goddess Nut, and was reborn every morning.

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Anubis - Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. See ElisaGiada's comments below for her reason in making this amazing armour.

Anubis - Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. See ElisaGiada's comments below for her reason in making this amazing armour.

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Ancient Egyptian Religion-- was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with many deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces & elements of nature. The practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods & gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt, who was believed to possess a divine power…

Ancient Egyptian Religion-- was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with many deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces & elements of nature. The practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods & gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt, who was believed to possess a divine power…

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