Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...

PTAH

Egyptian Creator God

Also known as PTHA

Picture of the Egyptian Creator God Ptah from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: PTHA

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

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 116

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

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