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Ra (Atum or Re) – The great sun god of Heliopolis whose cult spread across Egypt to become the most popular by the Fifth Dynasty
Isis – The most powerful and popular goddess in Egyptian history. She was associated with virtually every aspect of human life and, in time, became
Osiris – Lord and judge of the dead, one of the First Five gods born of Nut at the dawn of creation, and one of
Set (Seth) – God of war, chaos, storms, and pestilence. His name is translated as “Instigator of Confusion” and “Destroyer”. He is depicted as a
Nut – The sky goddess who personified the canopy of the heavens, wife of Geb (earth), mother of Osiris, Isis, Set, Nepththys, and Horus the
Anubis – God of the dead associated with embalming. Son of Nephthys and Osiris, father of Qebhet. Anubis is depicted as a man with the
Hathor – One of the best known, most popular, and most important deities of ancient Egypt. She was the daughter of Ra and, in some
Horus – An early Falcon God who became one of the most important deities in ancient Egypt. Associated with the sun, sky, and power, Horus
Temple of Serapis and Pompey’s Pillar (Ar. Amud al-Sawari), raised in AD 300 in honour of Diocletian who saved the city from famine prior to
the Kom Alshawqafah (Mound of Shards), a 2С AD burial site. Inside the enclosure are four porphyry sarcophagi and numerous architectural remains lie scattered over
The Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga) Coptic Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga) – the Coptic Church of Sergius and Bacchus – Old Cairo.
the Mosque of Muhammad Аli Pasha, also called the Alabaster Mosque. It was built between 1830-48, although not completed until the reign of Sa’id Pasha