Khnum mask PRINTABLE pattern. Egyptian mask. Egyptian.
This amulet most likely depicts the popular god Khnum, a deity who was invariably shown as a ram or a ram-headed man. A particular breed of ram (Ovis longipes palaeoatlanticus) with short curled horns — like the one seen here — was used specifically to render Khnum. Khnum primarily served as a creator deity, who was thought to use a potter’s wheel and primordial mud to manufacture living.
Khnum. Water in the desert, the creation of gods, the beginnings of life, health, and protection in the afterlife are just a few of the things the ancient Egyptian god Khnum was associated with.
Khnum or Khnemu was the Ancient Egyptian god with the head of a ram. This god was associated with the flooding of the Nile, and he also used mud from the river and straw to mould human children on his potter's wheel, then infused them with Ka, or spirit. Khnum was a god of water, fertility and procreation, and the patron of potters. His duties included protecting the primary sun god Ra on his.
Khnum: Ram-headed god, and god of the Nile River. Ra’s aspect in the evening: Khonsu: God of the moon: Known in legend Nut gambles with him to add 5 days on to the end of the year to give birth to Horus, Osiris, Set, Nephthys, and Isis. Also known as the demon days. Kuk: Personification of darkness: Maahes: Egyptian lion-headed god of war.
The Egyptian God Shu and his sister-wife Tefnut were the first children of the creator god Ra. In the ancient Egyptian creation myth of Heliopolis, we saw that out of the dark waters of chaos Ra arose and then forged out of his own body his first two children. In one creation myth, Atum (or Ra) masturbated into his hand, took the seed into his mouth and then spat it out in the form of Shu and.
Ancient Egyptian Gods. The Ancient Egyptians had many gods who are represented in human form with the head of a bird or a beast. They generally take on the natural qualites of that creature in mythical stories that explore the universal questions about life, death and the afterlife. Anubis - the God of the Underworld. Anubis was depicted as a jackal. Anubis was the Egyptian god of the.
Ram Headed Of God Khnum. GOD KHNUM was one of the earliest-known Egyptian deities, originally the god of the source of the Nile. Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its surroundings, he was thought to be the creator of the bodies of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs.