Lists of deities by cultural sphere

This is an index to deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world, listed by region or culture.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Poster of a Mami Wata, "serpent priestess" painted ca. 1926 by German (Hamburg) artist Schleisinger, displayed in shrines as a popular image of Mami Wata in Africa and in the Diaspora.[1][2]


Northeast Asia

South Asia

The image illustrates the Hindu belief that each part of the cow embodies a particular deity

Southeast Asia

Greater Middle East

Osiris, lord of the dead. His green skin symbolizes rebirth





  1. ^ Jell-Bahlsen 1997, p. 105
  2. ^ Chesi 1997, p. 255)

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