|Title||The God of Air|
|Father||Ra The King of gods|
|Consort||Sister Tefnut the goddess of Moisture|
|Sons and Daughters||Geb the earth god|
Nut, the goddess of the sky
|Patron - Dominion||dryness of the air - holds power over snakes - wind|
|Dedicated Shrines||Cosmic deity with no dedicated temples|
|Appearance||Man wearing a crown with plumes and horns topped with a sun disc
Man wearing a band with a feather
a full lion
|Greek equivalent||Aether God of the upper air.|
|Historical Developments||In Egyptian mythology Ra created him and his sister Tefnut, from the act of masturbation,
- Tefnut and Shu started duality and the sexual cycle began in the universe,
- He separated the earth from the sky, Shu holds aloft the sky, he keeps separate his two children Geb the earth god, and Nut, the goddess of the sky.
- He was responsible for making the wind
- In the Underworld he is leading the torturers and executioners, representing a great peril for the deceased.