Egyptian creation and destruction

By: Aubrey Morris


Many people believe that the world was just a raging ocean before mankind. And out of this ocean appeared Atum. They believe Atum was tired and had no were to stand. So were Atum was he rose a hill. Other people say that Atum was the hill.

  • Atum- the chief god of Heliopolis, the god of the setting sun.
  • Thoth- the chief god of Hermopolist, he god of wisdom and the moon.
  • Chnum- the chief god of the triad of Elephantine, the god of the Nile and the Inundation.
  • Amon- the chief god of the triad of Thebes.
  • Ptah- chief god of the triad of Memphis, the mummified creator god of Memphis.