He was the Personification of the Earth (see Egyptian Mythology), brother and husband of Nut, the sky, son of Shu and Tephnut. He was the father of Osiris, Isis, Seth, and Nephtys. He is usually shown with the Pshent, or Double Crown, but more ornamental than the regular Pshent.

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Geb - The Personification of the Earth

Colored Relief Geb Wearing
Colored relief of Geb, wearing the Pshent on a column in the Temple of Kom Ombo. The paint is over 2,200 years old. (580k)
Relief Geb Right Nut
Relief of Geb (right) and Nut, his sister/wife (left) in the Temple of Kom Ombo. On the upper tier you can see Horus with the body of a lion and the Pshent (left), and Wadjet, the Winged Cobra with the Deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt. (626k)
Relief Geb Wearing Pshent
Relief of Geb, wearing the Pshent (center, holding the Was scepter), with his sister/wife Nut (left), and a Pharaoh (right), in the Temple of Kom Ombo. (854k)

This page contains 3 pictures

Here are the links to the other pages on Egypt:

Today's Egypt People in Egypt
People
Nature in Egypt
Nature
Birds in Egypt
Birds in Egypt
Ancient Egypt Architecture in Egypt
Architecture
Egypt
Egypt
Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
Pharaohs

Page last updated on Fri Jan 17 12:19:15 2020 (Mountain Standard Time)


Geb - The Personification of the Earth on guenther-eichhorn.com


© Dr. Günther Eichhorn
Retired
Email Guenther Eichhorn

*Dr. Günther Eichhorn Travel Website
*Soaring website