||Geb and Nut
These two gods embody opposites. The earth god
who represents dry land, is the husband of sky goddess Nut,
who represents the sky, a mirror image of the watery sea.
portrayed as a woman with an arched body covered with stars. She is the
daughter of Shu and Tefnut.
Shu, the god of air, separates
the sky goddess, Nut, from the earth god, Geb. Two ram-headed gods
stand beside Shu.
Drawing: Catherine Fitzpatrick
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Date Created: January 9, 1998 | Last Updated: April 30, 2010