Deities factsEgypt quiz
Which deity was a rival of Horus in the Egyptian mythology?
Set. Horus was a god of arable land and the order, while Set was a god of the desert and chaos. Both fought for the throne of Egypt after Osiris, father of Horus, had been murdered by Set. Horus won the battle. Since then, all the pharaohs ruled Egypt as incarnation of Horus.
Which Egyptian god was depicted as a falcon?
Horus was most often depicted as a falcon, most likely a peregrine falcon, or as a man with a falcon head.
Which Egyptian god was depicted as a crocodile?
Sobek was an aggressive and animalistic deity, dangerous and fearsome, but also protective and fertile.
Which Egyptian deity was depicted as a bull?
Apis was a son of Hathor. Since Hathor was a symbollic mother of pharaohs, Apis bull was often a symbol of pharaoh.