BOOK OF THE DEAD/14
Nineteen of the gods of Localities from Chapter 18.
PTOLEMY & CLEOPATRA WALL
Ptolemy and Cleopatra make offerings to divinities.
Anubis, god of the dead, with the head of a jackel.
BOOK OF THE DEAD/34
Scene of the sepulchral chamber : the mummy guarded by Anubis, Isis kneels at the foot and Nephthys at the head - four children of Horus at each corner
BOOK OF THE DEAD PLATE 3
The weighing of Ani's conscience by Anubis : Thoth notes the result - Anemit waits to devour him if guilty (which he is not)
The supreme Earth-God, whose union with his sister NUT produced the other gods
With the head of a lioness, she is the sister-consort of air-god SHU, and mother of GEB and NUT : she personifies moisture
The god of sunlight and air, he is often depicted separating GEB, the Earth-God, from his sister NUT, the Sky- God
RELIGION/EGYPT/SETH - 2
Seth, though often violent, is not necessarily malevolent : here he is depicted with Horus, pouring life over the pharaoh Seti I (circa 1310 BC)
The scorpion-headed funerary goddess, association with the embalming of mummies
The crocodile-headed god who symbolises the might of the pharaohs : the strength and swiftness of the crocodile are appropriate to the ruler of the country
She guards the southern frontier of Egypt, and Lower Nubia, and is associated with the Nile flooding
Cobra-headed goddess, guardian of the Pharaoh and an embodiment of divine motherhood (also known as RENNUT)
PTAH-SEKER-AUSAR, the three- in-one Memphis god of creation and resurrection
A sky-goddess, mother of the gods, after copulating with her brother the earth-god Geb
Khonsu is worshipped under many names : here he is depicted as NEFER-HETEP, holding an ankh
A funerary deity, she mourns the Pharaoh when he dies, and escorts him into the Underworld.
The supreme mother-god of Thebes, and consequently the symbolic mother the Pharaoh
The goddess who presides at childbirth
The falcon-headed war-god of Thebes, who embodies the victorious belligerence of the Pharaoh