We really have several different gods and goddesses of sky and air and underworld and different symbols which have to do with death and rebirth and the concept that the Egyptians had that you live again in the after-life.

Sarah Wisseman University of Illinois Director ATAM
Ancient Technologies and Archeological Materials

Many of these images appear commonly on the wrappings of mummies, on tomb walls and in Egyptian art.

Click within the image outlines to find more information about the figure and the symbolism, according to Egyptian Mythology.

Egyptian Gods A listing of Egyptian Gods, including a summary of each significant god.

Egyptian Mythology Additional information on Ancient Egyptian Mythology.

The Eye and Eternity A world-wide tour of museums containing Roman Face Portraits.
Sketch from the World Heritage Museum