Some tales of sex and the Egyptian gods is on the seamier side - one of the reasons given as to why Set and Osiris hate each other was because of Nephthys, Set's sister-wife.
She was barren (she represented the desert, as did Set), and she hit on the plan of disguising herself as Isis and seducing Osiris.
The Egyptians even believed in sex in the afterlife. Even the Egyptian religion was filled with tales of adultery, incest, homosexuality and masturbation... Masculinity and femininity itself were strongly linked with the ability to conceive and bear children...
To the ancient Egyptians, the most attractive women tended to be the fertile ones.
The royal blood ran through the females, not the males.
To become pharaoh, a man had to marry a royal princess... The prevalence of brother-sister marriages within the New Kingdom royal family, a custom in obvious contrast to contemporary non-royal marriage patters, appears to have been an attempt to reinforce the links between the royal family and the gods who themselves frequently indulged in brother-sister unions. Ra (in the form of Atum) masturbated his children Shu and Tefnut into existence! He took his phallus in his grasp that he might create orgasm by means of it, and so were born the twins Shu and Tefnut.
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Ra grew angry with his grandchildren, and commanded their father Shu to separate the two lovers.The god of the air took his place, and trampled on the ithyphallic Geb, and lifted Nut high into the air.Nut was found to be pregnant, and was then cursed by Ra - she would never be able to bear her children on any month of the 360 day year.Here is one of the nicer ones: Prescription to make a woman cease to become pregnant for one, two or three years: Grind together finely a measure of acacia dates with some honey.Moisten seed-wool with the mixture and insert it in the vagina.But there were some advice to parents, written by scribes: Do not prefer one of your children above the others; after all, you never know which one of them will be kind to you. Women got the worst punishment for adultery - a man might just be forced into a divorce, but a woman could conceivably be killed for that crime.