Anubis: Protector of the Dead

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Posted on: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Anubis is a god that oversees the dead in Egyptian myths. He takes the form of a jackal. The jackal is an animal that looks like a dog with an elongated snout. He holds a distinguished septre in his hand. This is common among Egyptian gods and royalty. In some carvings, he is depicted as […]


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Bastet: The drunken kitty goddess.

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Posted on: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Bastet A lioness stalks her prey to defend her master. She bounds from branch to branch. Her long claws gleam in the light of the moon as they chip away the bark from the trees. She sees a tail move in the grass. Making her way closer to the edge of the water, she analyzes […]


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Nut: Goddess of the Night

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Posted on: Friday, August 5th, 2016

She is the goddess that embodies the night sky and watches over the dead. The goddess Nut spreads her wings over the earth to push back the terrible forces of chaos. She is the daughter of Shu god of the air ¬†and Tefnut the goddess of moisture.   Nut is depicted by the Egyptians as […]


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Shu: God of the Wind

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Posted on: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Shu-god of wind Egyptians created gods for nearly every aspect of their lives. Concepts that were deemed important to their society, became represented through deities. The Egyptians lacked an explanation as to why the sky goddess Nut would not just fall onto the earth. To make sense of this separation, the god Shu was created […]


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