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Egyptian Gods
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A m um m ifie d m a n we a ring  a  white  c o ne -like  he a ddre s s   with fe a the rs   Osiris was the god of the dead, and ruler of the underworld.
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Man with the head of a hawk Horus was a god of the sky. He is probably most well- known as the protector of the ruler of Egypt. The Egyptians believed that the pharaoh was the 'living Horus'.
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Ma n with a  ja c ka l he a d Anubis was the god of embalming and the dead.   S inc e  ja c ka ls  we re  o fte n s e e n in c e m e te rie s , the  a nc ie nt  Eg yptia ns  b e lie ve d tha tAnub is  wa tc he d o ve r the  de a d.
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Ma n with ha wk he a d a nd he a ddre s s  with a  s un dis k  Ra was the sun god. He was the most important god of the ancient Egyptians.   The  a nc ie nt Eg yptia ns  b e lie ve d tha t Ra  wa s  s wa llo we d e ve ry 
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Unformatted text preview: nig ht b y the s ky g o dde s s Nut, a nd wa s re b o rn e ve ry m o rning . Wo m a n with he a ddre s s in the s ha pe o f a thro ne A pa ir o f c o w ho rns with a s un dis k Isis was a protective goddess. She used powerful magic spells to help people in need. Is is wa s the wife o f O s iris a nd the m o the r o f Ho rus . Wo m a n with the e a rs o f a c o w A c o w Wo m a n with a he a ddre s s o f ho rns a nd a s un dis k Hathor was a protective goddess. She was also the goddess of love and joy. Ha tho r wa s the wife o f Ho rus , a nd wa s s o m e tim e s tho ug ht o f a s the m o the r o f the pha ra o h ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Sabey during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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