|God o creation, the airts an fertility |
Ptah, in the furm o a mummified man, standin on the seembol for Ma'at, hauldin a scepter or staff that bears the combined ankh-djed-was seembols.
|Name in hieroglyphs|
|Major cult centrer=||Memphis|
|Symbol||the djed pillar, the bull|
In Egyptian meethology, Ptah (/; Ancient Egyptian: ptḥ, probably vocalized as Pitaḥ in ancient Egyptian) is the demiurge o Memphis, god o craftsmen an airchitects. In the triad o Memphis, he is the spoose o Sekhmet an the faither o Nefertum. He wis regardit as the faither o the sage Imhotep an aw. The Greeks knew him as the god Hephaestus, an in this furm Manetho made him the first keeng o Egyp.