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Ptah
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Ptah
Period of
worship
PredynasticRoman Period
Cult center Memphis
Titles "Begetter of the First
Beginning"
"Lord of Truth"
"Lord of Eternity"
"He who Listens to Prayers"
"Master of Ceremonies"
"Master of Justice"
"The Self-Created God"
"The Double Being"
"Beautiful of Face"
Symbol(s) djed pillar, bull
Association creation, craftsmen, architects
Appearance Anthropoid, green skin
Greek
equivalent(s)
Hephaestus
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Apis, Sokar, Osiris
Spouse(s) Sekhmet, Bastet
Issue Nefertem, Maahes

Ptah is an ancient Egyptian deity, a creator god and patron of craftsmen and architects. In the triad of Memphis, he is the husband of Sekhmet and the father of Nefertem. He was also regarded as the father of the deified architect Imhotep.

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