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ANCIENT LUXOR
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DEITIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT - F-J
Compiled by Charles Woods

 

F
Name
Function
 
There are no Gods beginning with F
 
G
Name
Function
Geb (Seb) (Keb) Primeval earth god, associated with fertility

Gengen-Wer 

Primeval goose god, closely associated with Geb
H
Name
Function
Ha Old Kingdom desert god 3rd Dynasty onward

Hadad (Adad)

Amorite god, equivalent to Baal, and equated with Egyptian Seth
Hapy(hap) (Hapi) one of 4 sons of Horus. Protector of stomach.Canopic Jar. Ape head
Har-pa-khered  “Horus the child”
Harmachis “Horus of the Horizon” By new Kingdom times, the Sphinx at Giza
Harpokrates Greek translation of Har-pa-khered “Horus the child”

Harsiese  

“Horus son of Isis”
Harsomptus Alt. name for Ihy, the son of Horus
Harwer Alt. name for Horus the Elder
Hathor predynastic cow goddess, essentially protective, but has many diverse roles.
Hatmehyt  2nd dynasty fish goddess associated with Banebjedet (Ram of Mendes)

Hauhet

Consort of Hehe. Mermopolitan primordial goddess
Hauron (Horon) Canaanite god of desert,son of Astarte, Adopted by Egyptians c Amenophis II
Hededet Scorpion goddess similar to Serket
Heh Similar to the word djet (eternity). The god is a personification of eternity.
Heka Magical qualities, forces or power, personified in the god Heka

Heket (Heqat)

frog goddess. Middle Kingdom. Fashions child in womb, presides over birth.
Helios Roman Sun God. Equated with Egyptian Sobek, the crocodile god
Henet Old Kingdom, beneficial pelican deity
Hephaistos Greek ‘smith’ god similar to Roman Vulcan, and Egyptian Ptah
Her-ef-ha-ef A name for the “Divine Ferryman”(means ones whose face is behind him)
Hera Greek goddess, wife of Zeus.  Equated with Satis.

Heret-Kau

Old Kingdom, goddess of afterlife “over the spirits”  Little known.
Hesat  Early dynastic cow goddess. Mother of Anubis,Mnevis and sometimes Apis Bull
Hestia Greek goddess of the hearth, equated with Egyptian Anukis
Hor-em-akhet (Harmachis) Horus of the Horizon
Hor-merty  (Khenty-Khety) (Horus Khenty-Khai) Old Kingdom falcon god absored by Horus.
Horakhty Horus of the 2 horizons, the rising and setting sun.
Horus Archaic period, falcon and solar god of many aspects
Hu
A personification of ‘athorative speech or utterances”
 
I
Name
Function
Iah  Iah” means moon, so Moon god.  From early times, then absorbed by Khonsu
Iat Minor goddess of milk, associated with babies
Ihy A child god associated with Hathor and the sistrum
Imentet  Goddess associated with the West and the necropolis. A personification of the West side of the r. Nile.
Imhotep A deified High Official from the 3rd dynasty. Architech of the Step Pyramid

Imsety 

One of the 4 sons of Horus, appears as human head on canopic jars, Protector of the liver.
Inanna The Sumerian name for the west Semetic Babylonian Ishtar
Inpu alt name for Anubis.  Jackel god of the West, the underworld, protector of the dead.
Input The female counterpart of Inpu (Anubis)
Ipet  Protective hippopotamus goddess, similar to Taweret.
Ishtar alt. name for Babylonian goddess, Sumerian Inanna, and similar to Astarte, the Syrian Anat.
Isis-cow Isis in her cow form
Isis Goddess not attested before 5th dynasty.  Sister wife of Osiris.

Isis-Aphrodite  

Isis in her Greek form as Aphrodite
Isis Hesat. Hesat was the mother of the Mnevis Bull, later assimiliated into Isis.
Isis-Shentayet Shentayet was a cow goddess assimiliated into Isis
Isis-Sothis Isis when associated with the star Sirius
Iunit  Consort of the Theban god Montu (Buchis Bull) of Armant
Iusaas  Heliopolitan goddess similar to Nebet-Hetepet
 
J
Name
Function
Jesus In Christian times at the end of the dynastic period, Jesus appears in texts as the Holy Spirit, son of Re.

Judgment Deities  

There are 42 such deities of the afterlife who sat in judgement of the deceased.   Each had their own specific crime to judge.