List of avian humanoids - Wikipedia.
The Legend and History of the Benu Bird and the Phoenix. The Benu Bird is linked to that of the phoenix. Both are birds of the sun, both are self created, rather than being born from other creatures, both undergo death and become symbols of regeneration. The Egyptian sunbird is identified with Re, the Sun God.
Other names: Maat Titles: Goddess of Truth and Justice, Goddess of Harmony, Goddess of Order Ma'at was the goddess of truth, justice and balance, and was one of the most ancient Egyptian gods. Together with her husband Thoth, Ma'at was there when the Ra created the world. Ma'at also symbolized the balance of creation.
Ancient Egyptian Crowns. In Ancient Egypt, there were many different crowns and headdresses that were worn by the Pharaohs and the Gods. They reflected the authority and status of the wearer and often had special religious or symbolic meaning. The Atef Crown. Osiris wearing the Atef Crown. The Atef Crown was worn during religious rituals. It is basically a white crown which is trimmed with.
The Benu bird created the universe and then made gods and goddesses and men to live in that universe. A number of creation myths from Southeast Asia feature birds. On the great island of Borneo dwell the Iban people, who tell of Ara and Irik, two bird spirits floating above an expanse of water at the beginning of time. Seizing two eggs from the water, Ara made the sky from one egg, while Irik.
When the goddess Nekhebet of Upper Egypt became associated with the vulture headdress, the bird evolved into a heraldic symbol for all of Upper Egypt.
While Isis was mostly depicted as a woman with either a throne or cow’s horns and sun disc on her head, she was occasionally also presented as a winged goddess, sow, a bird, a cobra, or a scorpion. Sometimes she was even depicted as a kite hovering over the body of Osiris. Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is associated with Isis.
Thoth was often depicted with the head of a baboon or an ibis (a wading bird with long legs and a long beak). He was the scribe for the other gods and the ancient Egyptians believed that he.