Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...

NEFERTEM

Egyptian Sun God

Also known as NEFERTUM, NEFER-TEM, NEFER-TEMU

Picture of the Egyptian Sun God Nefertem from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Blue Lotus God of the Rising Sun

Son of Ptah and Sekhmet, he’s the God of the Sacred Blue Lotus and also of the Rising Sun. Wears fetching lotus blossom headgear.

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Nefertem Facts and Figures

Name: Nefertem
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: NEFERTUM, NEFER-TEM, NEFER-TEMU

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 596

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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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