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This is the list of the Family Tree of Egyptian Gods. Since the Egyptian Creation myths varied, this page may be changed under few circumstances.

Common ElementsEdit

The similarity in creation stories of ancient Egyptian is about the motif of the sun rising from the east and setting the west. They all refer to the abyss of Chaos - Nu. Some creation myth includes the Solar or Lunar Deity springing out from the chaotic ocean then creating the gods.

Egyptian Gods with the Ogdoad (Hermopolis Version)Edit

The First DieteiesEdit

The Egg Variant of the MythEdit

  • Thoth - the god of knowledge. (laid the egg which held Ra)

The Offsprings of the Golden EggEdit

  • Ra - the god of fiery sun (in here, the son of Thoth)
  • Nefertum - the god of lotus
  • Khepri - the god of the rising sun
  • Atum - the god of the setting sun

The Children of RaEdit

  • Bast - the goddess and protector of cats
  • Sekhmet - the goddess of medicine and Ra's lieutenant, because she was so reckless Bast became Ra's lieutenant 
  • Hathor- the goddess of music love, dance, and the arts Ra turned Sekhmet into Hathor so that humans can live in peace.
  • Shu- thes god of wind
  • Tefnut- the goddess of moisture

The Children of Geb and Nut whereEdit

  • Osiris - the god of reincarnation, underworld and death 
  • Isis - the goddess of motherhood and magic 
  • Set - the god of darkness, deserts and storms. The god who protects Ra from Apophis, the serpent of Chaos.
  • Nephthys - the goddess of night, and lamentation

The Children of Osiris and IsisEdit

  • Horus - the god of of the sky and symbol of the pharaoh

The Children of Set and NephthysEdit

  • Anubis - the god of funerals and embalming (alternatively Nepthys' son with Osiris)

Egyptian Gods (Heliopolitan Version)Edit

The Primeval DeitiesEdit

  • Atum - the creator god of the world
  • Benben - the mound of earth (notably a deity)

The Offspring of AtumEdit

  • Shu - the god of air (born from Atum's spit)
  • Tefnut - the goddess of moisture (born from Atum's vomit)

The Children of Shu and TefnutEdit

  • Geb and Nut - the deities of earth and sky respectively (Geb replacing Benben)

The Children of Osiris and IsisEdit

The Children of Set and Nephthys Edit

  • Anubis - the god of mummification and embalming.

Created Gods Edit

Egyptian Gods (in Memphis version)Edit

The Primeval BeingEdit

  • Ptah - the deity of the world (specifically, the primeval mound in the middle of Nun, the sea of chaos)
  • also god of craftsmen and architects

The Creation of PtahEdit

  • Bast-cat goddess
  • Sekhmet-lion goddess

The Children of Ptah and Bastet/SekhmetEdit

  • Nefertum - the god of flowers, perfumes, healing and beauty
  • Maahes - the rougher god of war and weather

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