Source record No.File:Hathor.svgImage date2007CreatorJeff DahlSource notes"Description: English: Hathor, ancient Egyptian goddess. Hathor is depicted in many forms, most commonly as a woman with cow-horns and sun disk. Isis could also be depicted in this form, and the two can only be surely distinguished by the inscription. In other forms, Hathor was depicted wearing the hieroglyph for 'west', or in a fully bovine form. Hathor is often shown holding the was scepter. This image is partially based on images of Hathor from the tomb of Nefertari, en:QV66."
Also known as
Hathor (normalized)ḥwt-ḥr (transliterated Archaic Egyptian)Ἁθώρ (Greek)"House of Horus""Mistress of the sky"
Parent belief system
EgyptianReligion · Polytheistic · 8 myths
The religion of ancient Egypt represents a cultural identity that lasted from ca. 3500 BCE to 300 CE, and included hundreds of myths, deities, and customs.
Sinuhe departs Egypt following the death of his sovereign, Pharaoh Amenemhat I. After almost passing away due to thirst in the desert, Sinuhe is rescued by Asiatics. He befriends a prince in Upper Retjenu named Amunenshi. After winning a combat duel with the Strongman of Retjenu, Sinuhe gains glory, riches, and builds a family. Following several communications with the new sovereign of Egypt, Senwosret I, Sinuhe returns home to be buried in old age.
Müller, Wilhelm M., and James G. Scott. The Mythology of All Races / Volume XII, Egyptian and Indo-Chinese. Vol. 12, The Mythology of All Races: In Thirteen Volumes. Edited by Louis H. Gray and George F. Moore. Boston, MA: Marshall Jones Company, 1918.
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