What were the effects of gods and goddesses on Egyptian life? By Jordan, Tim, and Sammy November 2004
This slideshow presentation will discuss the following four aspects: Pantheon Religion Nature Daily life
Greater Gods Amun and Ra Amun-Ra Osiris Isis Seth Anubis Thoth Bastet Horus
Lesser gods Apep: Giant serpent that attacks the sun. Ba & Ka: Soul & Spirit Meresger: snake goddess Sobek: protector of the Nile. Serket: Scorpion goddess, protector of canopic jars. Aton: Little known sun god Ptah: God of craftsmen Bes: Dwarf god of luck. Twaret: Protector of pregnant women. Sekhmet: Lesser Goddess of war
Religion Ra’s eye decided to leave, and the eye cried and made the first people. Sun was a god born each day and died each night. Baby shaped on Khnum’s potters wheel.
The Beginning Cold waters Nun. The hill Ben-Ben. Ra stood on Ben-Ben. Spat out Shu and Tefnut. Geb and Nut. Isis, Osiris, Seth, Nephthys. That is where the Egyptian pantheon starts.
Nature Watery catastrophes Nile flood. Earthquakes