Your Zodiac Sign as an Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Egypt is one of the countries which is considered a cradle of civilization. Nile river flowing Egypt has been the lifeline of its region for much of human history. The fertile floodplain of the Nile gave humans a favorable sanctuary to develop an agricultural economy and a civilized society that became an important landmark in the history of human civilization.

The Nile floods near the pyramids, circa 1930's
The Nile floods near the pyramids, circa 1930’s

Ancient Egyptian culture came out of an appreciation of various Gods and the role they played in the life journey of every human being. The Ancient Egyptians worshipped thousands of different gods and goddesses, which were shown as humans with animal features.

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These gods controlled everything from the movement of the Sun to the flooding of the River Nile, the afterlife, and childbirth.

egyptian hieroglyphs
Egyptian hieroglyphs

It is not surprising then that there were more than 2,000 deities in Egyptian Culture. Some of them are well known as Isis, Osiris, Horus, Amun, Hathor, Bastet, Thoth, Anubis, and Ptah while many others less so.

Let us have a look at various gods and zodiac signs they are related to.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Osirus

Lord of the dead

Osiris people are natural-born leaders

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo
Osiris votive statue, 664-30 BC, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt flanked by ostrich feathers.

Osirus is a symbol of rebirth and resurrection as well as fertility. Those with Osirus as their Egyptian astrological Sun sign can be feisty, strong, generous, and innovative.

He was classically depicted as a green-skinned deity with a pharaoh’s beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive atef crown, and holding a symbolic crook and flail.

OSIRIS WAS THE ALL-MERCIFUL, THE FORGIVING, & THE JUST JUDGE OF THE DEAD WHO OVERSAW ONE’S LIFE ON EARTH & IN THE AFTERLIFE .”

Taurus (April 20 – May 21)

Amon-Ra

The king of the gods

Strong, tough and hardworking

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Amun-Ra was the chief of the Egyptian gods. Earlier he was worshipped as two separate gods. Amun was the god who created the universe. Ra was the god of the sun and light, who traveled across the sky every day in a boat. Later two gods were combined into one, Amun-Ra. Those with Amon-Ra as their Egyptian astrological Sun sign are Generous, successful, and helpful.

“AMUN-RA’S BOAT TRAVELED ACROSS THE SKY BY DAY, AND THROUGH THE WORLD OF THE DEAD BY NIGHT.”

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Gemini (May 22 – June 21)

Seth

God of chaos

Good communicator and love socializing

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo
God Seth

Seth killed his brother Osiris and scattered his body throughout Egypt. Later he fought a war with Horus, the son of Isis and Osiris. Seth lost the war. Seth then was adopted by the sun god Ra. He became the thunder in the sky and protected Ra from the chaos serpent Apophis during the sun’s nightly travel through the underworld.  

He is sometimes depicted Seth as a man with the head of a fantastic animal that they called the Seth animal. It had a pointed nose, long and rectangular ears and a thin canine body with a long forked tail. The Seth animal’s body had fur tufts in the shape of inverted arrows.

” It was said that each night Apophis hypnotized Ra and the entourage who sail with him except for the god Seth who resisted the serpent’s deadly stare and repulsed him with the thrust of a great spear. ”

Cancer (June 22 July 22)

Bastet 

The Cat goddess

Peaceful and crave balance in their lives, they are naturally shy

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Bastet is the goddess of the home, domesticity, cats, fertility, and childbirth. She protected the home from evil spirits and disease, especially diseases associated with women and children. She had the head of a cat and a slender female body.

It was believed that every day she would ride through the sky with her father, the sun god Ra. As his boat pulled the sun through the sky she would watch over and protect him. At night, she would turn into a cat to protect Ra from his greatest enemy, the serpent Apep.

She is also known as the Goddess of the Moon and was thought to be the eye of the moon and the eye of Ra.

“Bastet Is Depicted With a Litter of Kittens at Her Feet But She Is Mostly Shown As An Cat Gazing Ahead.”

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Anubis 

God of the underworld and oversees mummification.

Very passionate and creative.”

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Anubis is shown as a human with a black head of a jackal. Black represented the fertile soil of the Nile that was needed to grow yearly crops, so the Egyptians believed that the color black symbolized good fortune and rebirth.

Anubis’s duty is to stand in the Hall of the Two Truths and weigh the hearts of people seeking justice.

Anubis’ main roles were embalming the body, guiding the soul, and protecting the tomb. According to an Osiris myth, he helped Isis embalm her husband. Due to this story, the priests who worked during the mummification process wore masks with a jackal face.

“Anubis was the guardian of all kinds of magical secrets. In the Papyrus Jumilhac, he appears as the leader of the armed followers of Horus. His ferocity is a match for the violence of Seth.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Thoth

God of writing, magic, wisdom, and the moon.

Solving problems, organizing things.”

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

Thoth was born from the lips of Ra at the beginning of creation and was known as the “god without a mother.

God of equilibrium and balance and associated closely with both the principle of ma’at (divine balance) and the goddess Ma’at who personified this principle (and who was sometimes seen as his wife).

He is depicted as a man with the head of an ibis or a seated baboon with or without a lunar disc above his head. He was the patron god of scribes or recordkeeper.

“Thoth Was Also Known as the “Lord of Divine Words” & As a Just and Incorruptible Judge. “

Your Zodiac Sign As An Egyptian God: Aries to Virgo

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