Bellydancer HetHert Picture

Prismacolor and Verithin coloured pencil on 12' x 18' rose coloured Artagain paper.

HetHert, more commonly known under her Greek name of Hathor, is the cow goddess of Pleasure, Joy and is a Patroness of women.

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"Name known from predynastic times, Hethert represents the feminine principle, as reflected in several of Her symbols: the cow, the mirror, and the ritual rattle or sistrum. Hethert is patroness of women, and professions given to Her priesthood include dancers, singers, actors and acrobats; even up to Greek times the arts were under Hethert's dominion. Hethert's temples, especially that at Ta-Netjer (Arabic Dendera) were centers for both healing (with a hospital/sanatorium on-site) and midwifery. "
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