Egyptian deity

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Noun1.Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient EgyptiansEgyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Amen, Amon, Amun - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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A priest was contacted and he concluded Freya had been possessed by "Hathor", an Egyptian deity, and he took the golden ankh and put it in the church safe.
Christie's said that the statue shows the boy king in the shape of ancient Egyptian deity Amun.
The other Arab pavilions include a trio of artists -- Ahmed Chiha, Ahmed Abel Karim and Islam Abdullah -- who are showcasing works inspired by the ancient Egyptian deity Khnum, a figure representing the source of the Nile.
The discovered stela is carved in red granite and depicts King Ramses II presenting offerings to an ancient Egyptian deity. January 17: A tomb dating back to the second century has been uncovered at the Al-Alamein archaeological site.
Bennu - named after a mythological Egyptian deity by a third-grade contest winner - is one of the most hazardous asteroids known to NASA because of its large size and orbit.
Their topics include mixed creatures and the Assyrian influence on the West Semitic glyptic repertoire, the iconography of ideal feminine beauty represented in the Hebrew Bible and Iron Age Levantine ivory sculpture, female metaphors for God in Isaiah and the iconography of the Syro-Assyrian goddess Asherah, the ivory beds and houses of Samaria in Amos, an iconographic perspective on the Aramean argument in 1 Kings 20:23, and the Egyptian deity Menkeret and Psalm 89 as a royal funeral.
This very minimal example exemplifies one important feature of midrash noted by Ulmer: the rabbis manipulated the material to serve their purpose, ultimately as part of their presentation of the Lord as superior to any Egyptian deity in order to strengthen and maintain the Jews of their day against other tempting beliefs and practices (3-4).
A few months back, a granite colossus of the ancient Egyptian deity of wisdom Thoth was unearthed at the northwestern side of King Amenhotep IIIOs funerary temple on the west bank of Luxor.
London, July 19 (ANI): The remains of an Egyptian deity have been found in an archaeological dig at abandoned Roman city in Hampshire.
Some identify Nivhaz with the jackal-headed Egyptian deity Anubis; see Alfred Jones, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names (Kregel Academic & Professional, 1990) pp.
He recounts the story of Ancient Egyptian deity Osiris who was chopped up into pieces and thrown into the Nile.
It is especially associated with the Egyptian deity Osiris, whose cult of followers has re-blossomed in the New Age movement and the current occult explosion.

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