EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY

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PTAH

Picture of PTAH from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Egyptian Creator God

Also known as PTHA

Creator God with a sideline in Masonry

The son of NUN and NAUNET, he makes the Breath of Life. First you have to imagine — then you have to have a name for whoever, and then breathe out heavily Ptahh! (Or even Pthah!, but that sounds a bit spitty.) And there you have it: a new soul ready to take up residence.

Now a dignified older God, he is keen on stonework and crafts, and may have made his very own sandals; which do, we feel, detract slightly from his dignity. Also owns shares in SEKER’s funeral parlor.

PTAH FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PTAH
Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PTHA
Popularity index : 13111

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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "PTAH: God of Creation from Egyptian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 01 Nov. 2013. Web. 29 July 2014.

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