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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The Egyptian pantheon is complicated, more than a little bizarre to modern sensibilities, and not at all connected to the ISIS you see in the news reports of today.
Their faces were erased with chisels, their temples were abandoned to the four winds and jackals loped through the courtyards of temples once sacred to the supreme god, Aten, the deity Akhnaten chose to replace the 2,000 gods who had occupied places in the Ancient Egyptian pantheon for thousands of years previously.

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