Ra
'Sun'

Appearance:

  • Man with hawk head and headdress with a sun disk

Ra was the sun god. He was the most important god of the ancient Egyptians.

The ancient Egyptians believed that Ra was swallowed every night by the sky goddess Nut, and was reborn every morning.

Ra
Ra

The ancient Egyptians also believed that he travelled through the underworld at night. In the underworld, Ra appeared as a man with the head of a ram.