Egyptian Gods: Geb
Geb is one of the most important Egyptian God in ancient Egypt history. Geb was known as the God of Earth. He is also being referred as Seb, Keb, Kebb or Gebb in various literatures and the idea of Geb as a healing god is also found in texts dealing with scorpion stings and how to heal them.
His appearances portrayed as a man with a goose on his head. Goose was a sacred animal to Geb, as such he was also called “The Great Cackler”. Sometimes, he also portrayed as a man lying underneath the arch of his wife the sky goddess Nut. His skin generally in green color (the color of living things), represent the vegetation of the earth.Nut appears over top of Geb.
The ancient Egyptian believed Geb’s laughter was to start earthquakes. His is the masculine Earth God, which opposite with many other religions where the earth is feminine.