The soil samples, Mryna realized, would be the vials of Earth which the earth-god had requested so often.
For a long time she had not believed in the taboos or the earth-god.
Pan, the earth-god, had great skill in music, and he performed upon his pipes in a wonderful way.
This was the house of the earth-god, but she could not let him find her naked.
Later, after the metal men came, she destroyed everything so none of the other women would know the earth-god was a man.
More probably he is an early earth-god and a god of agriculture.
Unas hath taken his seat with his back turned towards Keb (the earth-god).
An earth-god would take the place of the Earth-mother, or stand as her consort or son.
She had once asked the earth-god what sickness meant, and the screen in the answer house had given her a very detailed answer.
Mryna tried to fit this new information into what she already knew—or thought she knew—about the earth-god.