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[List] -20 Ancient Egyptian Names

This week 20 names that were inspired by Ancient Egypt. Some may argue that the people of that era didn’t have surnames, hence why I am saying that this list is inspired by. If you don’t want to use surnames, just take the first name that comes up instead.

Disagree with this list? Think something else should have gone on it? Post in the comments section or on the social media platform you saw this article.

D20 Name
1 Ahis Adjtari
2 Ahmut Isettepankh
3 Amenru Peshsheptis
4 Hathar Raor-ittep
5 Heperu-hatheri Iynohor
6 Hepimen Djarenar
7 Hetheri Taheru
8 Ibshef Baknohor
9 Ibto Senptah
10 Ipakht Khuor
11 Ipma Pasma
12 Kemmut Asetsa
13 Luxepes Iytuthe
14 Maashef Iukharhis
15 Mehutit Tefkhefpet
16 Memtepma Maaestari
17 Pathys Iskheosh
18 R...
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Random List – 20 Ancient Egyptian Deities you may not have heard of

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. One thing, apart from the pyramids and tombs, that AE is famous for is the deities they worshiped, from Ra, to Hathor,  cat-headed Bast and the ibis-headed icon of Ennead Games himself, Thoth.

Some of these names are alternate names for the more famous gods and goddesses.  How many do you recognize? What do you think they were the god of? Bonus points if you can do it without using the internet to research. Post your guess in the comments section.

Disagree with this list? Think something else should have gone on it? Post in the comments section or on the social media platform you saw this article.

D20 Deity
1 Ahti
2
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Campaign Chunk 8.6 – Book of the Dead

Section of the Book of the Dead for the scribe...

Section of the Book of the Dead for the scribe Hunefer, depicting the Weighing of the Heart. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Book of the Dead
The Book of the Dead (BotD) is an ancient Egyptian funerary text, a collection of religious documents that were used to help the spirit of the concerned person to be preserved in the afterlife. The original Egyptian name for the text can translate it as Book of Coming Forth by Day, or even Book of emerging forth into the Light. Although not a book in the strictest sense, it is more like a collection of texts, with rituals/spells to aid the one it was placed with, in the underworld and afterlife. It was written in hieroglyphic on a papyrus scroll.

There was no single or canonical official Book of the Dead...

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20 Egyptian sounding names

  1. Adjtep-renthys Isetpator
  2. Amandet Isetonkhem
  3. Amunnetpet Nebheb
  4. Amunpakhis Tahsut
  5. Apoast-bithdis Mehianath
  6. Asetnaktath Karkephis
  7. Ashebi-tetaten Neferonimen
  8. Henutheb Pashet
  9. Ipnetdis Khareneb
  10. Karaten Shemsenptah
  11. Khakhefath Beshis
  12. Khamut Sheperu-henutmat
  13. Nakhferor Werten
  14. Nantit-takhpet Kemjuut
  15. Nebnedma Heruor
  16. Nubasht-tefbet Nefpakhtra
  17. Shedayt Paksa
  18. Teftep Tefheb
  19. Tutaat Pakto
  20. Tutut Hetto
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