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ANCIENT LUXOR
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DEITIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT - P-T

Compiled by Charles Woods
 
P
Name
Function
Pakhet Middle Kingdom, a fierce lioness goddess, equated with Greet Artemis
Panebtawy Personification of the king as Horus the Elder, a Divine child god.
Pataikos Dwarf god associated with Ptah
Peteese Minor god, who drowned with his brother (Pihor) in the Nile and later defied
Pihor   Minor god, who drowned with his brother (Peteese) in the Nile and later defied.
Ptah Archaic Period lst dynasty onwards.  Important creator and craftsman god
 
Q
Name
Function

Qadesh  -  

Semetic/Syrian goddess of sexual pleasure.  
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Name
Function
Raet -   Ra-et the female aspect of Re, from about 5th dynasty onwards.
Re alt. Ra Egypt’s most important sun god from 2nd dynasty onwards
Renenutet Alt. Renenet, Thoumuthis Benficial goddess of the harvest from Old Kingdom times.
Renpet Minor goddess who personified the year. Recognised by the notched palm branch
Reret Goddess with celestial associations, known as ‘the great sow’

Reshep   

West Semetic god of war

Ruty 

a pair of lion gods linked with Shu and Tefnut (Heliopolitan) from early times
 
S
Name Function
Sah God personifying the constellation of Orion.
Satis  Guardian goddess of the Southern borders.
Sed Related to Wepwawet, jackal god from earliest times
Sekhmet Most important lioness goddess, both protective and destructive
Sepa  Centipede god from Old Kingdom, associated with Heliopolitan gods and  Osiris and Horus.

Serapis 

Greek/Egyptian hybrid god composed of Osiris, Dionysus, Zeus, Apis and others.
Seret  Possibly a Libyan lion goddess from about 5th dynasty
Serket  Scorpion goddess from 1st dynasty. Protectiv e deity, guards the dead king.
Seshat Goddess of Libraries, texts and scribes
Seth Desert god from earliest times, adversary to Osiris, identified with Baal
Shay god personifying destiny and life span

Shed

Protective god prominent from New Kingdom times
Shentayet Depicted as a cow or cow-headed goddess absorbed by Isis. Protector of the sarcophagus of Osiris.
Shepet Hippotamus goddess, possibly the same as Taweret or Reret.

Shesmetet 

from early times, a lioness goddess, possibly of African origin
Shezmu God of wine and oil presses, both beneficial and benevolent
Shu  God of air and of sunlight.
Sia God personifying the mind or heart of Ptah (Memphite theology)

Sky Bull

Mythical bull associated with the heavens, possibly a deity of the afterlife.
Sobek Powerful Old Kingdom crocodile god, the son of Neith.
Sokar  ancient Memphite falcon god associated with the afterlife
Sons of Horus The ‘souls’ of Horus and/or Osiris, Imsety, Duamutef, Hapy, Qebesenuef.
Sopdu, alt. Soped. Cosmic falcon god similar to Horus
Sothis.  Alt. Sopdet Goddess personifying the Dog Star (Sirius)
 
T
Name
Function
Ta-Bitjet  Scorpion goddess. Wife of Hathor
Tasenetnofret Local Kom Ombo goddess.   Consort of Horus and mother of Panebtawy.
Tatenen Middle Kingdom god. Maybe identical to Khenty-Tjenenet
Taweret Hippotamus goddess often associated with Hathor.,
Tayet Old Kingdom goddess of weaving

Tefnut

Heliopolitan theology, said to be goddess of moisture and sister to Shu.
Thoth. Alt. Djehuty Moon god associated with writing and knowledge

Tjenenyet 

attested from about 12th dynasty. Joint consort, with Iunit, of Montu
Tutu obscure god of the Graeco-Roman period, Said to be son of Neith.