The Egyptian Zodiac has 12 signs. Apart from The Nile, each signs represents an Egyptian god or goddess. Each sign corresponds to specific dates.
Unsurprisingly, ancient Egyptians believed that your personality depends on your sign. And here’s your chance to prove them right (or wrong).
Here are the Egyptian Zodiac signs and their properties:
The Nile (January 1–7, June 19–28, September 1–7, November 18–26).
Important keywords: logical, peaceful, practical.
As the first Egyptian astrology sign, The Nile represents the beginning and the start of something.
These people have a very peaceful and passionate nature about them. They do not like conflict and will strive to always keep the peace around them. Their changing moods can sometimes get the best of them. One moment they are calm and peaceful and the next they are irrational and angry.
They are strong observers of the world around them. They use their observations to put a plan of action in motion. They are good at communicating with others.
The Nile people have analytical minds and love to dream about the possibilities of wealth and how to use it to live peaceful and serene lives. They love to be surround by refined things.
They are good with details and will always prefer to take the peaceful route to any venture. They would rather make sure that everything is in order and safe before proceeding. They are very practical with anything they do.
They are serious and may want to pursue a career that suits their practical, studious, analytical nature. Since their sign represents the beginning they may wish to open up their own business or begin a new business venture.
- Lucky colors: red and blue.
- Sacred animal: antelope.
- Compatibility: Amon-Ra and Seth.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Capricorn.
Amon-Ra (January 8–21, February 1–11).
Important keywords: generous, successful, caring.
The second Egyptian Zodiac sign is Amon-Ra. He is the god of protection and considered to be the king of the gods.
Those born under the Amon-Ra Egyptian God sign are talented and optimistic. They make good leaders and often inspire others.
Others believe in them and their strong intuition to help lead them out of any problems they are facing. They are giving and will always give their best to those in need. In any situation they are always confident and in control.
Their optimism leads them to being very happy most of the time. They trust their inner voice to help guide them through life. They use this same inner voice to help others.
They are very successful and will find they have no shortage of luck. They may want to pursue careers as a counselor, life coach, or motivational leaders.
People naturally come to them for guidance and advice. They are good listeners and suggest a way of fixing things that are in line with the person’s abilities.
They are good decision-makers. They are seen as someone who tries to lead by encouraging others. They are intelligent and can often be found as heads of corporations and firms.
They have a very optimistic view on life. They are full of wisdom and courage. They have strong will power and are hard working.
- Lucky colors: yellow and orange.
- Sacred animals: ram and goose.
- Compatibility: The Nile and Horus.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Taurus.
Mut (January 22–31, September 8–22).
Important keywords: ironic.
The third sign of the Egyptian Zodiac is Mut. Mut symbolizes women and the mother. In Egyptian mythology Mut also symbolizes the divine mother who is very nurturing. In fact the name Mut means mother of the world.
People born under the sign of Mut are nurturers and naturally protective. They are generally good parents.
They keep their innermost feelings and thoughts hidden away only letting those closest to them see who they really are. They can be very shy when it comes to relationships. When they feel close to someone they will show how much knowledge and wisdom they have.
They have great visions for how they want their life to go and are determined and focused on making their dreams come true. They know how to magnetically attract others with their charm and patience. They can be good listeners even if they don’t always agree with what they are hearing.
The Mut Zodiac sign are logical, practical thinkers. They are rational thinkers and it can be hard to convince them that they are wrong. They use their vast knowledge to achieve their goals.
They are honest and yet mysterious. They are interested in subjects like spiritual growth, philosophy and mysticism. Their caring nature will make them do well in careers of law, social work, nursing, or teaching.
- Lucky colors: red and brown.
- Sacred animal: vulture.
- Compatibility: Amon-Ra and Thoth.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Scorpio.
Geb (February 12–29, August 20–31).
Important keywords: proud, sensitive, modest.
In Ancient Egyptian mythology Geb was the god of the earth. He was the father to Osiris, Seth, Isis, and Nephthys. This is the fourth sign in the Egyptian Zodiac.
People born under the sign of Geb are sensitive. They have a kind heart and are very in touch with the needs and feelings of others. They have a lot of compassion for others and are very intuitive.
They may come across as overly emotional at times, but that is the charm and magnetism that attracts others to them.
They trust their feelings and intuition. They have to shield themselves from being exposed to too much negative news as it could cause them to become too emotionally involved and depressed.
The Geb people are very reliable with their family and friends. They can be very sensitive, but they always make sure to maintain their composure and tact. They are diplomatic and they think before they act on things.
They can be shy, but they are also assertive when they need to be. Others may think they are pushovers because of their introverted personality, but they do not let others take advantage or influence them.
They have a good memory and never forget what others have done for them.
They are attracted to work that is good for the Earth and are environmentally conscious. Teaching, counseling or writing may be well suited for their personalities.
The Geb people love to be surrounding by things of beauty and luxury. They love to feel comfortable and able to have everything they need at their disposal.
- Lucky colors: violet and rose.
- Sacred animal: goose.
- Compatibility: Horus and Seth.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Aquarius.
Osiris (March 1–10, November 27–December 18).
Important keywords: indecisiveness, dual personality.
People born under the sign of Osiris have two sides to their personality. On one side they can be very feisty and strong, on the other side they can be vulnerable and indecisive.
They are good with new beginnings and are passionate and optimistic about their future.
They may be good in careers as salesmen or teachers. They will also have no problem in leadership positions as they are naturally intelligent and charismatic.
They are natural leaders and will use this skill with their confidence to achieve their goals and pursue their passions.
The Osiris people are good with new beginnings. There are very few obstacles that can stop them from accomplishing their goals.
They live in the moment and are quick on their feet with lots of energy. They think of themselves first before anything.
They are very direct in their communication with others and there’s no mistaking that what they say is what they mean. They are most enthusiastic about helping others.
They are strongly independent and don’t like to take orders from others. This makes it difficult for them to work under another person. They would be best suited being their boss or owning their own business.
The Osiris people are adventurous, confident and goal-oriented.
- Lucky colors: yellow and green.
- Sacred animal: bull.
- Compatibility: Isis and Thoth.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Aries.
Isis (March 11–31, October 18–29, December 19–31).
Important keywords: active, straightforward, dignified.
Isis symbolizes the mother and goddess of nature. She is a protector of children, the poor and the dead. She is the daughter of Geb and Nut and sister to Osiris, Seth, and Nephthys. She married her brother Osiris and together they had a son named Horus.
The Isis people are very to the point and straightforward. Some people may think they are too blunt and open while others may prefer their direct style of communication.
They seek out romantic relationships where their partner is adventurous and carefree.
They are good communicators who love to give advice to others.
The Isis people have a good sense of humor which attracts others to them. They are often sought out by their family and friends to lighten problems and bring humor to stressful situations.
The Isis people are determined to make sure that all their goals are met. They won’t let any obstacle stand in the way of them achieving their goals. They have luck on their side to gather all the resources they need.
They also have a good sense of balance and are able to discipline others if it comes down to it. This can make them good leaders or supervisors. They may choose careers in art, marketing, or entertainment.
If problems arise, they are able to easily find solutions and overcome any obstacles. They are good communicators, work well in teams and are very self-sufficient. This makes them popular with many friends and lots of admirers.
- Lucky colors: white and blue.
- Sacred animal: ram.
- Compatibility: Osiris and Thoth.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Pisces.
Thoth (April 1–19, November 8–17).
Important keywords: compassionate, energetic, courageous.
Thoth is the seventh sign in the Egyptian Zodiac. Thoth is the moon god of learning and wisdom. He is known as the creator of writing.
People born under the sign of Thoth are good problems-solvers. They are very creative and love sharing everything they have learned with others. They are naturally drawn to careers as teachers and mentors.
They are good organizers and can be perfectionists. They can be good communicators and may pursue a career as a writer or journalist.
The Thoth people have good memories and will never forget a favor or a kind gesture from someone. They are always looking to improve themselves. They will not settle for being average.
They are honest and in romantic relationships they will likely remain faithful. They are attracted to partners who have the same values as they do. They love to be surrounded by their family and friends.
The Thoth people love to seek out knowledge and may be lifelong students. They are patient so they won’t mind having to go through years of school if it means gaining the knowledge they seek.
They are very inventive. They have many new and creative ideas that would help others. This creative energy gives them the advantage they need to be entrepreneurs and leaders in their industry.
- Lucky colors: rose and white.
- Sacred animals: baboon and ibis.
- Compatibility: Bastet and Isis.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Virgo.
Horus (April 20–May 7, August 12–19).
Important keywords: impatience, endurance, wit.
Horus is the son of Osiris and Isis. He is also known as Heru. In ancient Egyptian mythology, he symbolizes the star and sky and is a symbol of the falcon. Egyptian mythology states he was born after the death of his father Osiris. He was the protector of the pharaoh and was a unifier of upper and lower Egypt. Horus is the eighth sign in Egyptian astrology.
People born under the Horus sign are very courageous. They are willing to take risks. They have very charismatic personalities and are self-motivated to succeed and try new things. They always pride themselves on being the risk-takers and trailblazers.
They are optimistic and strive to be the best in life. They are good at whatever career they choose because they have the courage to take risks and go for what they want.
They are leaders who are good at motivating and inspiring others. They are intelligent, honest and daring.
The Horus people have a strong will and can be stubborn. They put their families needs above their own, acting selflessly for the good of those they love. They have a kind, gentle nature and are patient listeners.
The Horus people are hard workers and get along well with others. They are conservative and love peaceful environments. They are very practical and intellectual.
They are community-oriented and will defend those who need it. They may choose careers as politicians, community leaders, and psychologists.
- Lucky colors: red carmine and gold.
- Sacred animal: snake.
- Compatibility: Bastet and Geb.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Libra.
Anubis (May 8–27, June 29–July 13).
Important keywords: cunning, intelligent, sympathetic.
In Egyptian mythology Anubis is the guardian of the underworld. He is also in charge of mummification. Anubis is the ninth sign in the Egyptian Zodiac.
People born under the sign of Anubis are very passionate and creative. They prefer to be in solitude and function best when they are working by themselves.
They are very emotional and sensitive. Their emotions can be unpredictable.
They are introverts who enjoy peace and quiet over loud and crowded places. Even though they are introverts they exert a very confident and authoritative energy that others have a natural respect for.
They have no inhibitions when it comes to speaking their mind. If they feel that someone is in the wrong they will speak up about it.
The Anubis people are very astute and conservative. They love exploring the mysteries of life and can be lifelong learners. They are very observant of other people and are often aware of others’ thoughts and motives beforehand.
They are interested in how other people think. They are attracted to metaphysical and occult subjects. They are also attracted to professions in teaching and psychology.
They are confident and determined. Their determination gives them the ability to finish any project they may have. They will never let go of a goal even if they don’t complete it until years later.
They are honest and loyal and love helping others. They will do well in careers as a doctor or nurse.
They are also interested in subjects of death and may open up a funeral home or become a mortician.
The Anubis people are affectionate and caring in relationships. They love to care for their families and homes. They have a quirky sense of humor and prefer to keep their circle of friends small.
- Lucky colors: sienna and crimson.
- Sacred animal: jackal.
- Compatibility: Bastet and Isis.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Leo.
Seth (May 28–June 18, September 28–October 2).
Important keywords: perfection, impulsive.
In Egyptian mythology Seth is known as the god of chaos. In Egyptian astrology Seth is the tenth sign.
People born under this sign are always seeking change. They may seek out new adventures and new challenges all of their lives.
They are perfectionists and will not let anything hold them back from accomplishing their goals. They set high goals for themselves and pursue them until they are completed.
The Seth people are natural leaders and do not like failure or being second best. They rise to challenges, always meeting them with determination and persistence. They are not interested in the mistakes of the past.
They will not sacrifice their own progress for anybody else.
The Seth people connect well with others and are charismatic communicators. Others are drawn to their charming, outgoing personalities. They can make good ministers, motivational speakers or salesmen.
The Seth people prefer action to quiet and solitude. They like the feeling of doing something.
They are always searching for more information and knowledge. They are usually chosen to be leaders in fields that are not well-known. This serves as the perfect challenge for them.
- Lucky colors: turquoise and black.
- Sacred animal: Set animal.
- Compatibility: Geb and The Nile.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Gemini.
Bastet (July 14–28, September 23–27, October 3–17).
Important keywords: equilibrium, anxiety.
Bastet is the eleventh sign in Egyptian astrology. In Egyptian mythology Bastet is known as the cat goddess and the goddess of pleasure. She is also known as the goddess who protects women and fertility, as well as love.
People born under this sign are always searching for balance and peace. They avoid confrontation and stressful situations.
They are natural introverts and prefer quiet surroundings to loud, chaotic crowds.
They have strong intuitive senses and may even be psychic. They can see the true motives of others and can see situations clearly.
The Bastet people have charming personalities and love to enjoy life. They surround themselves with things that are pleasing to them. They intentionally seek out happiness and joy in their lives and are inspired by music and the arts.
They put the needs of others above their own. In romantic relationships they are loyal and devoted partners. They are very emotional and sensitive, but are also fierce protectors of those they love.
This Bastet people are mysterious and attracted to the mysteries and the occult. They may be attracted to careers dealing with the occult or metaphysics.
- Lucky colors: yellow and gray.
- Sacred animal: cat.
- Compatibility: Sekhmet and Horus.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Cancer.
Sekhmet (July 29–August 11, October 30–November 7).
Important keywords: clever, leader, authority.
In Egyptian mythology Sekhmet is known as the goddess of war. She is also known as a healer. The Sekhmet is the twelfth sign of the Egyptian horoscope.
People born under the sign of Sekhmet have two sides to their personalities. On one side they are disciplined and strict. On the other side they are free and love to just go with the flow, without any restrictions.
These people are perfectionists and are good in business. They have a high sense of accomplishment, justice, and values. They would make good judges or CEOs.
The Sekhmet people are very professional and can maintain confidentiality. It is easy to feel you can trust them because they have such a hospitable and honest nature. They will have many people who respect them for their discipline and grace. Their presence demands respect and their personality is like a magnet.
Their main goal is to always maintain their pride in whatever they decide to do. To them, this is just as important as achieving the goal itself.
The Sekhmet people do best when they are in positions of authority. They are very optimistic and can see the bright side of any obstacle.
They are good at organizing and have a great affinity for helping others in need. They may even become community activists or volunteers.
- Lucky colors: green and turquoise.
- Sacred animal: lion.
- Compatibility: Geb and Bastet.
- Corresponding Western Zodiac sign: Sagittarius.
So: did the Egyptians get it right?