GOD’s OF THE ANCIENT Egyptian’s;
Amulets were ornaments believed to endow the wearer With their magical properties. Many amulets worn
life would be taken to the tomb for use in the After-life. Funeral amulets were made to be set on The mummy to provide assistance on the journey
Some amulets depicted Egyptian deities And placed the wearer
- dead or alive - under the
Protection of that god. Other amulets could be Modeled on animals whose particular qualities or Behaviors the wearer may
have wished to assimilate.
Yet another type depicted parts of
the human anatomy,e.g. a foot would endow the deceased with the power Of movement. Amulets also depicted symbols of power
Such as the pharaoh's scepters.
Amulets were made from a variety of materials - many From a blue- or green-glazed composition known
faience- a ceramic composed of crushed sand
Or quartz with small amounts of lime and either Natron or plant ash.
This was coated with a vitreous-alkaline type glaze, Generally bright blue-green in color due to the
copper. Other materials used included; glass,...Semi-precious stones (including carnelian and the Prized Lapis lazuli), and less commonly as; bronze,
gold ...and silver...
One of the most powerful Egyptian amulets was the "Udjat eye" or the eye of Horus which was said
everything behind it from evil. It was Widely worn by both the living, as well as the dead.
The most popular scarab, often used as the seal, Symbolized re-birth. Many Egyptian amulets depicted Gods, some of which follows:
ANUBIS: Jackal, God of the mummification.
cat goddess, - daughter of re.
BES: Protected women in childbirth.
HORUS: Often shown as a falcon and became
...Identified with the pharaoh.
Isis: The protector;
typified the wifely and
Wife of Osirus.
Khnum: Lord of Elephantine at the First Cataract
-Closely connected with the rise of the Nile.
Osirus: Revered Lord of "The Dead" & the Underworld.
Re/(Ra): The sun god - often combined with Amun as
Amun-ra. ...Aka (Amun-re) "Son of GOD"
Better known as; (Son of SUN GOD)…
(Coincidental…?) This stuff is older than
Jesus by over (5000 years, BC)
SHU: God of the air.
THOTH: Patron of the scribes; (aka); God of wisdom.