N14. Egyptian Neter - Hathor
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Roar Drawing Limited Edition Prints 50 prints only - Egyptian Neter
Hathor was one of the forty-two state gods and goddesses of Egypt, and one of the most popular and powerful. She was goddess of many things: love, beauty, music, dancing, fertility, and pleasure. She was the protector of women, though men also worshipped her. She had priests as well as priestesses in her temples.
Most ancient goddess of the sky. Hathor was the prehistoric prototype from which the later Isis emerged, and confusion between the tow goddess, common even in ancient times, was perpetuated by ancient Greek historians. During predynastic times, was perpetuated by ancient Greek historians. During predynastic times, Isis was the Great Goddess of the Delta, whereas Hathor was the Great Goddess of Upper Egypt. The worship of Hathor predates nearly all other goddess worship in Egypt. The worship stems from an early matriarchal culture. She was the mother of the elder place of Horus. As a mother of the universe, her powers are as triple goddess.