Let’s get started. What did the people believe in in Egyptian society? Whom did they worship? How many gods and goddesses were there? And why were there so many? Well, the last question is simply answered by the fact that polytheism was pretty common in those days. Statues were often made from different materials to represent gods of elements and nature, life and death. Most religions had a deity or female deity of fruitfulness, the underworld, the water, the sea, the wind, the trees, the earth, and all kinds of crafts even had their gods, like, for example, hunting and fishing. Some were in the shapes of animals, and you may have seen some of those in Egyptian statues, like cats and dogs. Others looked a lot like human, or part human. The male gods and female goddesses of Ancient ancient Egypt were definitely an important part of the people's everyday lives back then. It isn't unexpected then that there were over 2,000 deities in the Egyptian temple. Some of these godly beings' names are preferred: Isis, Osiris, Horus, Amun, Ra, Hathor, Bastet, Thoth, Anubis, and Ptah while many others less so. The more famous deities became state godly beings while others were associated with a particular region or, in many cases, a ritual or role. The female