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Thoth - God of Wisdom, Time, 写作 and the Moon, head of an ibis

Thoth invented hieroglyphs, the picture 写作 of Ancient Egypt. He was the measurer of the earth and the counter of the stars, the keeper and recorder of all knowledge. The 宜必思, 宜必思酒店 is a bird rather like a stork, with long legs and a long beak which it uses for prodding in the mud to find small fish. It was a symbol of wisdom and learning because it has a beak shaped like a pen which it dips in the mud, as if it was ink.

The Book of Thoth had two spells in it. If 你 read the first spell aloud, 你 would be able to understand every...
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Anubis - God of Embalming, head of jackal

Anubis invented embalming to embalm Osiris, the first mummy. He was the guide of the dead. The Egyptians embalmed their dead, especially their pharaohs, to preserve them, since they thought that this helped them live for ever.

The Ancient Egyptians believed that when 你 died, 你 travelled to the Hall of the Dead. There Anubis weighed your 心 against the feather of Ma'at. Ma'at, the goddess of justice sits on 最佳, 返回页首 of the scales to make sure that the weighing is carried out properly. 你 can see Anubis steadying the scales to make the weighing fair....
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Nut - the Sky Goddess blue with golden stars

Geb - the Earth God color of plants and fertile Nile mud

The sky is Nut's body, arching from horizon to horizon. Geb is the Earth, lying beneath her. During the day, Nut and Geb are separated, but each evening Nut comes down to meet Geb and this causes darkness. If storms came during the day, it was believed that Nut had come closer to the earth.

Nut was married to the King of the Gods, Ra, but she was in 爱情 with Geb. When Ra found out, he was angry and 说 that Nut could not give birth to any children during the 360 days of the year. Nut was unhappy...
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Hathor - the Goddess of love, music, dance
cow horns and sundisk on head

Sekhmet - the Goddess of the sun
woman with lion's head head

Hathor was the goddess of joy, motherhood, and love. She looked after all women. She was the goddess of 音乐 and dancing, as well. Dead women were identified with Hathor, as men were identified with Osiris. She has a sun disk on her head and cow horns. Sometimes she had cow's ears 或者 was a whole cow.

But she had another side as well, as Sekhmet, the Eye of Ra, the destructive Sun Goddess. The Egyptians knew that the Sun brought life, but they also knew that the...
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