Summary: Ntr is the acnient Egyptian divine.
Kemetic name: Ntr, Neter, Netjer, Netcher
(NOTE: In addition to native variations by locality or over time, there are often several possible transliterations into the Roman alphabet used for English.)
Ntr is the ancient Egyptian name for the divine. The neteru is the ancient Egyptian name for the ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses.
The hieroglyph for Ntr looks like a flag because in the pre-dynastic period roadside shirnes were marked with long pennant flags on a very tall flagpole.
|small wooden shrine discovered near Tell-el-Amarna|
Ntr is written in Roman letters as Ntr, Ntr, Neter, Netjer, or Netcher. The underlined t represents the sound tch (or tj).
The word God is indicated by adding the determinative for male god to the hieroglyph Ntr. The word Goddess is indicated by adding the determinative for female goddess to the hieroglyph Ntr.
The word for God and god is, from first to last, neter, the original meaning of which is unknown.E.A. Wallis Budge, Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. I, page 350
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Hem (male) and hemet (female) were the primary ancient Egyptian words for priest and priestess. The generic version was hem ntr or hemet ntr (priest or priestess of the divine). The ntr could be replaced with a specific deity name, such as Hem Ra or Hemet Bast. The web priest (or priestess) was responsible for the purity of the ritual and the cleanliness of sacred rooms, tools, paraphenalia, and priesthood. The kher heb was he priest or priestess who recited the liturgy and magick spells. The sesh per ankh were the learned priesthood (including mathematicians, doctors, and scientists). The sesh ked were the artists of the priesthood.