EGYPTIAN DEITIES

Egyptian deities, such as Osiris and Isis, played an important role in ancient Egyptian history. The Egyptian Deities articles explore the place of the gods in the world of Egyptian culture.
Featured

Hathor

Hathor the primary mother goddess of ancient Egypt. She was a goddess of the sky, of foreign lands, and of love; a protectress of infants; and a patron of music and dancing.

1-7 of 7
  • Apis

    Apis

    Apis, in Egyptian mythology, a sacred bull thought to be an incarnation of Osiris, god of the underworld. See more »

  • Aton

    Aton

    Aton, or Aten, an Egyptian god. He was proclaimed as the one true god of all mankind by the Egyptian pharaoh Akhnaton in the 14th century B.C. See more »

  • Hathor

    Hathor

    Hathor the primary mother goddess of ancient Egypt. She was a goddess of the sky, of foreign lands, and of love; a protectress of infants; and a patron of music and dancing. See more »

  • Horus

    Horus

    Horus, a god of ancient Egypt. He had several identities. One was as the sky (or sun) god; as this god, he was often depicted with the form or the head of a falcon. See more »

  • Isis

    Isis

    Isis in Egyptian mythology, the mother goddess. She was the sister and wife of Osiris. See more »

  • Osiris

    Osiris

    Osiris in Egyptian mythology, the ruler of the underworld and judge of the dead. Osiris was credited with establishing religion and teaching his people agriculture and all the other arts of civilization. See more »

  • Re

    Re

    Re, or Ra, in Egyptian mythology, the sun god and, beginning in the Old Kingdom, chief deity. See more »

1-7 of 7
More To Explore
Don't Miss