Ancient Egyptian Gods Facts

Ancient carving of gods Seth and Horus surrounding the pharaoh
Gods Seth and Horus Surrounding the Pharaoh

Introduction - Ancient Egyptian Gods

The ancient Egyptians were deeply religious people who believed in numerous gods. They believed these deities had supernatural powers and could in fact control natural events. Throughout their history the people of this ancient civilization built great temples to honor their gods and goddesses, and they prayed and used rituals to influence the gods to look favorably upon them and help them when needed. In this section of Ancient Egypt Facts we list interesting facts about the Egyptian Gods. You will find links to pages of detailed factual information about some of these gods. There are facts about who the Egyptian gods were, what powers they were believed to have, how they were worshipped, and where some of them had great temples erected. As with all are pages we write in a manner that hopefully both kids and adults will find interesting and easy to understand.

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General Ancient Egyptian Gods Facts

Ancient Egyptian Gods List

Below we have listed the names of just a few of the major gods and goddesses that were worshiped in ancient Egypt; as mentioned earlier there were likely thousands of gods.