Egyptian Myth.txt

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  1. Word meaning "nine" that is used to complete the name of the family of nine gods known as the great _______.
    Ennead
  2. Early form of the god Ra and the father of Shu and Tefnut
    Atum
  3. God of air and light, brother of Tefnut
    Shu
  4. Lion-headed goddess of rain, sister of Shu
    Tefnut
  5. Earth god and father of Osiris
    Geb
  6. Goddess of the heavens
    Nut
  7. God who brought agriculture to man, became pharaoh, took his sister Isis as his queen, and was killed by Seth and cut into pieces
    Osiris
  8. Chief goddess and queen of the underworld who restored Osiris to life, making him the god of the afterlife
    Isis
  9. Ancient god of light and heaven to whom the falcon was sacred
    Horus
  10. Goddess of the dead, sister and wife of Seth
    Nephthys
  11. God of darkness, evil, and storms who oppressed souls after their death and was represented as having a human body with white flesh, red hair, and an animal's head with a pointed pig-like snout—he became pharaoh after killing Osiris
    Seth
  12. King of the gods worshipped mainly in the great temples of Luxor and Karnak—he had a famous oracle at the temple of Siwa, became identified with the older sun god Ra, or Re
    Amon
  13. Term for the picture-writing considered to be the words of the gods
    Hieroglyphics
  14. River flowing northward, associated with many gods and goddesses
    Nile River
  15. Egyptian rulers who considered themselves to be sons of the Egyptian god of the sun and living
    Pharaohs
  16. Egyptian city that was the center for the worship of the sun god Atum
    Heliopolis
  17. Village on the Nile in upper Egypt, site of Thebes, the temple of Amen, site where the solar deity Montu was worshipped
    Karnak
  18. Figure of the sacred asp or cobra
    Uraeus
  19. Part of the body weighed against the feather of truth on the scales of justice
    Heart
  20. Metal musical instrument or rattle carried by the priestess of Hathor
    Sistrum
  21. T-shaped cross with a loop at the symbolizing life
    Ankh
  22. Collection of ancient Egyptian texts containing prayers or spells to guide the soul on its journey to the hereafter
    Book of the Dead
  23. Dung beetle considered by the ancient Egyptians to be the symbol of immortality
    Scarab
  24. Sun god and universal creator, usually represented as a man with the head of a hawk and symbolized by the scarab
    Ra (Re)
  25. Scarab god who arose from Nu or Nun, the watery chaos at the world's beginning, and created the universe from his own spittle
    Khepri
  26. Goddess of love, life, and fertility who was represented as having the body of a woman with the head of a cat
    Bast
  27. Deity who symbolized a great ocean that existed before the creation of the earth and heavens
    Nun
  28. Jackal-headed god of the dead
    Anubis
  29. Goddess of the sky or heaven, the protector of everything feminine, sometimes called Athyr and shaped like a cow
    Hathor
  30. Sacred bull thought to be Osiris incarnate
    Apis
  31. Region of the dead where the souls were judged by Osiris
    Amenti (Amentet)
  32. God of learning, wisdom, magic, and the moon who had a human body with the head of an ibis or baboon—he was associated with secret magical powers
    Thoth
  33. Chief deity of Memphis, patron of craftsmen and ruler of the world
    Ptah
  34. Egyptian architect and vizier to King Zoser who after his death was raised to god-like status as the son of Ptah
    Imhotep
  35. Creature with the head of a man and the body of a lion
    Sphinx
  36. Word used to designate the soul or "life-source" that dwells in a person's body
    Ka

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