Egyptian - An earth-god, god of healing. Son of Shu and Tefnut. Twin brother and husband of Nut. Father of Horus, Isis, Nephthys, Osiris, Set. Geb and Nut were locked together at birth and Shu forced them apart so that Geb formed the earth and Nut formed the sky. He ruled the kingdom after Shu, living for 1,773 years. The uraeus gave him a fever of which he was cured by Ra. When he abdicated he split the kingdom, giving the north to Horus and the south to Set, and became one of the attendants in Ra's boat. His laugh was thought to be the cause of earthquakes. Other versions make him the son of Ra and the brother of Shu. He is depicted as a goose or as a man with a goose on his head. Sometimes called Geb, Gae, Gae, Geb, Gea, Gea, Keb, Keb, Geb, Nile Goose, Nile Goose, Chaos Goose, Geb, Great Cackler, Great Chatterer, Qeb, Qeb, Qebeb, Qebeb, Qebk, Qebk or Geb.

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