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Ancient Egyptian Gods and Creatures

Anubis- head of a jackal, or wolf.  Associated with preparations after death. Apis - head of a bull (like a Minotaur.)  Associated with Osiris and the moon. Sacred bulls were kept in Memphis. Athor - head of a cow.  Associated with the "Eye of Ra". Goddess of joy and love.
Axex - a hawk's head on a quadruped body.

 

Bast - goddess with the head of a lioness or cat.  Associated with fertility.

 

Chnounmis - head of a ram. One of the highest ranking gods.

 

Heh - snake headed goddess.

 

Horus - head of a hawk.  Associated with the sky.

 

Ka - head of a frog. Associated with birth and procreation.

 

Nubti -  Has square-topped ears. Evil being. Associated with lower Egypt.

 

Sebak- head of a crocodile.

 

Sta - head of an asp on a quadruped body.

 

   
  Thoth - head of a Ibis.  associated with wisdom, writing, and the moon.

 

 

 Links for more info:  http://www.nemo.nu/ibisportal/0egyptintro/1egypt/index.htm

 

 

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