Shu- she was the god of the air. Shu held up the figure of nuts so that the earth and the sky were separated. external image shu.gif

Sobek was a Nile god. Sobek was connected with the Nile and protected the king. Live crocodiles were kept in pools at temples built to honor Sobek.external image sobek.gif

Tawaret- was a goddess who protected woman during pregnancy and childbirth. Many of the gods and goddesses in ancient Egypt had temples built to honor the other gods and goddesses. For example; Tawaret and Bes were worshipped by people in their own homes.
Tawaret
Tawaret

tefnut-was the goddess of moisture. She was the wife of Shu and the mother of Nut (the sky) and Geb (the earth)
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Thoth- was the god of writing and knowledge. The ancient Egyptians believed that Thoth gave them the gift of hieroglyphic writing. Thoth was also connected with the moon. external image thothgrey.gif

Ma’at- was the goddess of truth, justice, and harmony. She was associated with the balance of things on earth
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Nephthys- was a protective goddess of the dead. Nephthys was the sister of Osiris and the sister/wife of Seth nephythys was also the mother of Anubis.
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