Geb was the Egyptian god of the Earth, vegetation, fertility, earthquakes, snakes.
Symbols: Barley, goose, bull, viper
Parents: Shu and Tefnut
Consort: Nut and Tefnut
Children: Osiris, Isis, Set, Nephthys and Horus the Elder
Greek equivalent: Cronus
Roman equivalent: Saturn
He had a viper around his head and was thus also considered the father of snakes. It was believed in Egypt that Geb’s laughter created earthquakes and that he allowed crops to grow.
Geb and Nut together formed the permanent boundary between the primeval waters and the newly created world.