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An Egyptian Queen, circa 1540 B.C.E., who was elevated to goddess stature as a protector/punisher of humans.

A cat-deity of ancient Egypt, also called Bastet.

A cow goddess.

An Egyptian underworld goddess who is part lion, part hippopotamus, and part crocodile, and who eats the souls of the unworthy dead.

A malevolent goddess, depicted with the head of a wasp and the body of a hippotamus.

Goddess of the seasons and sunset, sometimes called Goddess of the Nile.

(Akusaa) Egyptian Goddess of Sunset, wife of Atum

The Egyptian goddess of the sea.

An Egyptian mother goddess, called the "Hidden One". She is the personification of the life-bringing northern wind. She belongs to the Ogdoad of Hermopolis. Within this group of gods her consort is the god Amun. She is referred to as 'the mother who is father' and in this capacity she needs no husband. Amaunet was regarded as a tutelary deity of the Egyptian pharaohs and had a prominent part in their accession ceremonies. She is portrayed as a snake or a snake-head on which the crown of Lower Egypt rests.

Goddess of the underworld. Listed in the Book of the Dead.

Ancient Egyptian Hawk Goddess. Libyan/Egyptian Goddess of the West. She lived in a tree at the edge of the desert where She watched the gates of the underworld and welcomed the newly deceased. She appears with an ostrich feather on Her head.

(Amenti) An Egyptian goddess, the personification of the West (amenti), as well as the western areas where the sun sets and where the entrance to the underworld reputedly lies. Here she welcomes the deceased who enter the city of the dead.

Fire goddess of Tuat (the underworld).

Part crocodile, part lion, and part hippopotamus, she is a goddess of the underworld.

Another goddess of the underworld.

Goddess of love and war. Also known as a mountain goddess.

A goddess of the moon.

A creator goddess, wife of Khnum.

Goddess depicted as a serpent with the head of a woman.

A spear-carrying Egyptian war goddess.

An elder Egyptian goddess of war, identified with Neith. Anouke was pictured with a bow and arrows and a shuttle.

(Anukis) ("the clasper", "the embracer") The goddess personifying the Yonic source of the Nile Flood, whose symbol was the cowrie. The bringer of food, the creator of all good things, The filler of granaries, patroness of the poor and needy. She was depicted wearing a feather headdress. In Upper Egypt, around Elephantine, Anuket was worshipped as the companion (generally the daughter) of Khnum and Sati. Her sacred animal was the gazelle. She was believed to be the dispenser of cool water, and wore a feathered crown on her human head. She was later merged with Nepthys.

The wet-nurse of Orestes (the son of Agamemnon), or according to some, she is the mother of Asclepius by Apollo. She has also been referred to as the wife and sister of King Ptolemy Philadelphos, deified and identified with both Aphrodite and Isis. A temple was built for her at Zephyrion on the Egyptain coast.
Moon goddess and goddess of war. She is depicted with the head of a lion. Probably devolved from the Syrian Astarte.

Goddess of time.

The personification of Mother Night, the primordial element covering the infinite abyss.
The wife of Harakhti, one of the manifestations of Horus.

A name for the Underworld which is sometimes personified as a goddess.
Au Set
Referred to by the Greeks as Isis - the Oldest of the Old, from Whom all things arose, Eternal Savior of the race of men. She was the Egyptian throne, the pharaohs sat on her lap, protected by Her arms or wings. She was worshipped throughout the Greco-Roman world as well as in Egypt where she was known as Au Set, the Lady of the Moon, the Mother of the Crops. She was made Offerings of baskets of grain, and was guarded by sacred serpent. The swallow was her sacred bird, the sycamore, tamarisk and water lily her sacred plants, bloodstone and turquoise her sacred stones. The One Who is All held dominion over life and death, marriage, healing, handicrafts and writing, fertility and immortality. The Daughter of Nut, the Sky and Geb, the Earth, She was born in the swamp land of the Nile. The ankh is the symbol of the union of AuSet (Isis) and Osiris. Her wings and solar disc nestled between lunar bovine horns denotes her protection of the Pharaohs (the male spirit) and her promise of rebirth.

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