Hathor – Ancient egypt

Hathor
‘House of Horus’
Appearance:

  • Woman with the ears of a cow
  • A cow
  • Woman with a headdress of horns and a sun disk


Hathor was a protective goddess. She was also the goddess of love and joy.

Hathor was the wife of Horus, and was sometimes thought of as the mother of the pharaoh.

Hathor sistrum
Hathor sistrum
Hathor was connected with foreign places and materials. For instance, Hathor was the goddess of the desert and the turquoise mines in the Sinai.

A large temple was built to honour Hathor at Dendera.

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