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Animals in Egyptian Mythology
"Egypt is fairly unique in their direct association between their animals and their gods. The gods often have animal heads or are even wholly animals. This quiz is about these associations."
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This animal was particularly important in Ancient Egypt for killing certain pests. These animals were the symbol of the goddess Bast. What common animal am I talking about?
The ancient city of Hermopolis (Magna) is known for keeping this animal sacred. It is considered the symbol of the god, Thoth. What is this fairly common Egyptian animal?
There have also been mummified animals found at a site near the Faiyum lake. The site takes its name from the worship of these creatures. They were a symbol of the Nile god, Sobek. What are these animals?
A very important symbol is this bird who is always associated with kingship in ancient Egypt. This animal was usually associated with the god Horus. Which bird is this?
This animal was usually associated with the goddess Hathor. They both were symbols of life and motherhood. Which animal essential for Egyptian life is this?
This animal often associated with the dead is this symbol of the god Anubis. Which is it?
This Nile animal is one of the most ferocious in Egypt. The Egyptians hold that the first pharaoh of Egypt was killed by one of these animals. What is this dangerous animal?
Ancient Egyptians associated Khepri, an aspect of Ra, with this animal. It was thought that Khepri would roll the sun up in the sky everyday, similar to the behavior of this animal.
Another goddess closely associated with an animal is Wadjet. Her symbol is commonly found on headdresses. What animal is she associated with and does she take as her symbol?
One last god is the god of the desert and chaos. This god was symbolized by an unknown animal. It is possible that this animal is purely mythological. Some have theorized that it is similar to an aardvark or an anteater. Some have even gone so far as to say that it was a rare animal that went extinct in ancient times. Which god is associated with this mysterious animal?
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