Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.

Original pinner said: "Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead. Her name means "Mistress of the…

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead. Her name means "Mistress of the…

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Ancient Egyptian goddesses~Bast is the goddess of joy! I knew it! She definitely fills our lives with joy.

Mythology: Egyptian  Goddess of: War and destruction, strong feminine sexuality  Name means: “to be strong and violent”  Also Known as: Nesert (Flame), Great One of Healing  Symbolism: Lioness, Cobra, Eye of Horus  Sekmet was presumably created by Ra as a weapon of destruction... it’s soooooo interesting how there are all these different goddeses in various cultures that occupy this space - a powerful women who is destructive and feared, but also a creator and a healer.] @AfuaRichardson

Sekhmet from Egyptian Mythology: Goddess of war, destruction, and healing. Drawn by Claire Hummel (shoomlah on Deviantart). "The idea for this particular challenge was to do a modern day version of Sekhmet, as she might appear in comics.

Seshat (Sesha, Sesheta) was the goddess of writing and record whose name means "the one who writes." She was the patroness of all types of writing. She was also the "mistress of the house of books" and that is why she watched on libraries temples which she had designed the plans.Elle also bore the title "mistress of the house architects "because it was closely linked to ritual cord (" pedj shes ") that was used to define the location of a temple at its foundation.

Seshat (Sesha, Sesheta) was the goddess of writing and record whose name means "the one who writes." She was the patroness of all types of writing. She was also the "mistress of the house of books" and bore the title "mistress of the house architects".

29 Awesome  ancient egyptian gods and goddesses names images

29 Awesome ancient egyptian gods and goddesses names images

Hathor is an Ancient Egyptian goddess who personified the principles of love, beauty, music, motherhood and joy. She was one of the most important and popular deities throughout the history of Ancient Egypt. Hathor was worshiped by Royalty and common people alike in whose tombs she is depicted as "Mistress of the West" welcoming the dead into the next life.  She was also a goddess of music, dance, foreign lands and fertility who helped women in childbirth, as well as the patron goddess of…

Maat - Both the Egyptian Goddess & Personification of truth & justice. Her ostrich feather represents truth; Major cult center All ancient Egyptian cities; Symbol the ostrich feather; Consort Thoth (in some accounts)

Perhaps a depiction of Hathor. Unknown artist and medium.

Isis is the feminine archetype for creation; she is the goddess of fertility and motherhood. She has gone by many names and played many roles in history and mythology - as goddess and female creator. The Goddess Isis -

Judgment Halls of Osiris likewise called the opinion Halls of the Dead a mythical site set in the Tuat or Underworld the address of all Egyptians beyond the essential. Osiris as the Lord of the Underworld sat in discernment of all souls helped by the goddess maat the 42 judges and other mortuary gods. The site and the rites of the halls are described in various mortuary papyri. In some of these papyri the situation is called the Hall of the Two Maat Goddesses. When the goddess Maat was in…

Judgment Halls of Osiris likewise called the opinion Halls of the Dead a mythical site set in the Tuat or Underworld the address of all Egyptians beyond the essential. Osiris as the Lord of the Underworld sat in discernment of all souls helped by the goddess maat the 42 judges and other mortuary gods. The site and the rites of the halls are described in various mortuary papyri. In some of these papyri the situation is called the Hall of the Two Maat Goddesses. When the goddess Maat was in…

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