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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
- Wikipedia. (2005). Ogdoad (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogdoad). Retrieved on 02/28/2005.