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ANCIENT LUXOR
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DEITIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT - K-O

Compiled by Charles Woods
 
K
Name
Function
Kebehwet  (Kebehut) Serpent goddess, daughter of Anubis, king’s sister
Khefthernebes A personification of the Theban necropolis, but overshadowed by Imentet, Meretsega, and Hathor.
Khenty-irty (Khenty Khem) Old Kingdom falcon god, assimilated into Horus
Khenty-khety Old Kingdom falcon headed man, local deity of Athribis, absorbed into Horus
Khepri  Scarab beetle god, representative of Re as the morning sun.
Kherty Ram god of the netherworld

Khnum

Important Ram god associated with the Nile and fertility, a personification of the creative force.
Khonsu Moon god, son of Mut and Amun, associated with Thebes, formed a triad, Amun Mut and Khonsu.
 
l
Name
Function
  There are no Gods beginning with L
M
Name
Function
Maat abstract concept of Truth and Justice personified as the goddess Maat.
Mafdet  From Old Kinghdom, goddess, destroyer of harmful animals.
Mahes (alt. Mihos) Relatively unimportant lion god from New Kingdom, a war god of sacred places.
Mandulis (alt.Merwell, Merul) A Nubian solar god later to be equated with Horus
Mehen A serpent god that protects Re on his nightly journey through the underworld.

Mehet-Weret (alt. Methyr)  - 

An ancient cow goddess associated with Hathor.
Mekhit A minor lioness goddess, some similarities to Sekhmet.
Menhyt  A little known lioness goddess, associated with Neith and Wadjet.
Meretseger  (Dehenet Imentet) goddess of the Valley of the Kings, and all the western necropolis at Thebes
Merhyt Little known goddess associated with water and the r. Nile.
Merit Minor goddess of music.

Meskhenet  -  .

Goddess of childbirth, also associated with rebirth in the afterlife
Mestjet  A little known lion-headed goddess from 21st dynasty.  Associated with the “eye”
Min (Menu) Known from Archaic Period, connected to male fertility, became associated with Amun during the 18th dynasty.
Mnevis  (alt. Mer-wer) Bull god of Heliopolis from early times.  Incorporated into sun worship.
Montu  Falcon headed war god, rose to importance during the 11th dynasty, and again under Thuthmosis III of the 18th dynasty.

Moon 

Essentially the god Thoth.   Associated with scribes and knowledge.
Mut  Senior Mother Goddess who ruled in Thebes.  Not known before the end of the Middle Kingdom.
 
N
Name
Function
Nebet-hetepet Minor Heliopolitan goddess, female counterpart to Atum
Neferhetep Son of Hathor, similar to the child god Ihy.
Nefertem God of the Lotus blossom, also associated with perfumes
Nehebu-kau Protective serpent deity of the underworld.
Nehemtawy Minor goddess, consort of Thoth and Nehebu-Kau

Neith

Prehistoric goddess, powerful goddess of war, creation, funery and as a mother goddess.
Nekhbet Vulture goddess of Nekhbet, modern el-Kab
Nemty Ancient falcon deity absorbed into Horus from early times
Neper A grain deity
Nephthys Funery goddess, subordinate to Isis. Origininated in Heliopolis

Nergal

Mesopotamian god similar to the Semetic god of war, Reshep.
Nun "Father” of the gods, personification of the primeval waters.
Nut  Goddess personifying the vault of the heavens, origin in Heliopolis
 
O
Name
Function
Onuris alt. Anhur.  God of war and hunting

Osiris  -  

Important god of death, resurrection and fertility