Ibis (Draw a Bird Day) — method two madness

ibisgraceful, silentkeeper and creatormeasuring magic by the moonThothbird For Colleen’s #TankaTuesday poet’s choice and for Draw a Bird Day, a didactic cinquian. The Egyptian god Thoth was often represented as an ibis, or an ibis-headed man. Like the sacred ibis bird, he was associated with knowledge, wisdom and the moon, but also much more. Scribe […]

Ibis (Draw a Bird Day) — method two madness

Ancient Egyptian Gods

AMON:              
Originally a god of reproductive forces, later as Amon-Ra, the King of the gods and supreme creator.

ANUMIB:            
God of the dead and weigher of souls.

ATEN:                 
Originally an aspect of Ra, and a deity which Akhenaton proclaimed as the supreme and only Gog, in a short lived move towards monotheism.

BAST:                  
Goddess identified with the cat, and the daughter of Ra.

HATHOR:           
Goddess of the sky and daughter of Ra.   

IMHOTEP:           
Patron of scribes and craftsmen, and of wisdom and medicine.  In reality he was the architect of the Pyramid of Zoser, and was later defied and held to be the son of Ptah.

ISIS:                     
Goddess of magic and sorcery, wife of Osiris and mother of Horus.

MAAT:                
Goddess of law, truth and justice, daughter of Ra.

MUT:                   
Wife of Amon, queen of all the gods and mother of all living things.

NUT:                    
Goddess of the sky.

OSIRIS:               
God of the dead, husband of Isis and son of Horus.

PTAH:                 
Supreme god of creation, lord of truth, and patron of craftsmen.

RE:                      
The personification of the sun and the god of creation.

SEKHMET:           
Goddess of war and strife, the daughter of Ra and wife of Ptah.

SETH:                   
God of chaos and evil.

THOTH:               
God of the moon.