Hathor ~ Bastet ~ Anuket Picture

Hathor is the goddess of the sky, dance, love, beauty, joy, motherhood, foreign lands, mining, music and fertility. 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's commonly depicted as a cow goddess with horns in which is set a sun disk with Uraeus. Twin feathers are also sometimes shown in later periods as well as a menat necklace. Her symbols are the cow, lioness, falcon, cobra, hippopotamus, Sistrum, musical instruments, drums, pregnant women, mirrors and cosmetics.

Bastet is the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt, the Nile River delta region, before the unification of the cultures of ancient Egypt. In Greek mythology, she is also known as Ailuros. As protector of Lower Egypt, she was seen as defender of the pharaoh, and consequently of the later chief male deity, Ra. Along with the other lioness goddesses, she would occasionally be depicted as the embodiment of the Eye of Ra. She has been depicted as fighting the evil snake named Apep, an enemy of Ra. Her symbols are lion, cat, the sistrum.

Anuket is the personification and goddess of the Nile river in the Egyptian mythology in Elephantine, at the start of the Nile's journey through Egypt, and in nearby regions of Nubia. She usually is depicted as a woman with a tall, plumed headdress and holding an ankh. Her sacred animal was the gazelle.
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