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Geb and Nut

These two gods embody opposites. The earth god Geb, who represents dry land, is the husband of sky goddess Nut, who represents the sky, a mirror image of the watery sea. Nut is portrayed as a woman with an arched body covered with stars. She is the daughter of Shu and Tefnut.

CMC S98-3504; 
PCD 2001-283-004
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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