4: Renenutet – Goddess of Wealth in Ancient Egypt (Gods of Money and Fortune)
Renenutet was the goddess of prosperity, harvest, and nourishment in ancient Egypt. She is depicted as a snake or woman with the head of a snake. Renenutet’s husband Sobek represented the River Nile that flooded each year depositing fertile soil on its banks; this produced very rich harvests for Egyptians because they had access to all type’s food crops. Renenutet was also the mother of Nehebkau, who is depicted as a snake. Renenutet was also sometimes identified as an alternate Wadjet the cobra on the Pharaoh’s crown.
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3: Tsai Shen – God of Wealth in Ancient China
Tsai Shen or Caishen is the God of Wealth in both Chinese folk religion and historical figures. The God of Wealth was worshiped by thousands in the Chinese folk religion. Caishen’s status as a deity is disputed. It should be noted that several historical figures are regarded as embodiments of this god. Tsai Shen often appears at New Year’s celebrations. He can be seen holding a metallic pool that turns iron to gold or riding atop a tiger with his rod outstretched.