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BEGINNINGS. GODS OF ANCIENT EGYPT by VALENTINA KONDRASHOVA.
Belongs to the Galery RUSSIAN ARTISTS NEW WAVE.
The main Egyptian Gods:
Osiris. Appearance:A mummified man wearing a white cone-like headdress with feathers. Osiris was the god of the dead, and ruler of the underworld.
Osiris was the brother/husband of Isis, and the brother of Nepthys and Seth. He was also the father of Horus.
Anubis. Appearance: Man with a jackal head. A jackal Anubis was the god of embalming and the dead. Since jackals were often seen in cemeteries, the ancient Egyptians believed that Anubis watched over the dead.
Horus. The One Far Above. Appearance: 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.
Khnum. Appearance: Man with the head of a curly-horned ram.
Khnum was a creator god, and a god of the innundation.
June 6th, 2015
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