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Ogdoad

(Redirected from Ogdoad of Hermopolis)

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The Ennead

Ra
Shu
Tefnut
Nut
Geb

Nephthys
Osiris
Isis
Set

The Ogdoad

Nu/Naunet
Amoun/Amaunet

Kuk/Kauket
Huh/Hauhet

Other Egyptian Gods

Anubis
Anuket
Apophis
Apis
Astarte
Aten
Bast
Bes
Hapi
Hathor
Horus
Harpocrates

Khepri
Khonsu
Khnum
Maat
Mentu
Neith
Nut
Ptah
Sebek
Sekhmet
Tahuti
Tawaret
Tum

In Egyptian mythology, the Ogdoad are the eight deities worshipped in Hermopolis. They were arranged in four male/female pairs:

They created the mound of dirt (Mehturt) from which Ra was born. The gods were associated with frogs and the goddesses were associated with snakes.

See also: Ennead

References


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