Ra, the Sun God of Ancient Egypt: Facts, Symbol & Powers Video


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In his human form, Ra, the Egyptian sun deity, is shown as a _____.

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1. Ra was worshipped as the _____ of all Egyptian gods.

2. The Egyptian god Ra is often shown with an ankh. What does the ankh symbolize?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to find out what you know about the Egyptian god Ra. See if you know his symbols, powers and later names.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The distinction Ra held among Egyptian gods
  • What Ra was the god of
  • The symbolism of the ankh that Ra is shown with

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Matet and Semktet in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Ra-Horakhty and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Ra represented to the ancient Egyptians

Additional Learning

To find out more about this ancient Egyptian deity, view the lesson titled Ra, the Sun God of Ancient Egypt: Facts, Symbol & Powers. You will learn about:

  • The most common head of Ra
  • Examples of Ra in Egyptian art and culture
  • The relationship between Ra and the creation of man