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ANCIENT LUXOR
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DEITIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT - U-Z

Compiled by Charles Woods

       
U and V
Name
Function
  There are no gods beginning with U and V
 
W
Name
Function
Waset 169 Theban goddess, consort of Amun before Mut. Waset is the old name of Thebes or Luxor
Weneg 131 Old Kingdom god, little known. Son of Re, seems to represent order and stability.  Similar in some respects to Maat.
Wenet 199 Patron goddess of nome 15 Upper Egypt (Hare),known originally as Wenu, and then Hermopolis Magna.

Wepset 228

Serpent goddess similar to Wadjet, popular in later times around lower Nubia.
Wepwawet 191 Oldest Jackal god, name means “opener of the ways”, replaced by Anubis
Weret-Hekau 228 Serpent goddess associated  with the uraeus and lower Egypt, a protective deity relating to the king, the name means “great of magic”.
X-Z
Name
Function

Yam 228

A semetic god associated with the Phoenician town of Urgarit, a tyrannical sea monster defeated by Baal.  His demands for tributed were thwarted by Astarte.