Anuket
Anuket

Pantheon: Egyptian
Titles:
Alternate Names/Spellings: Anoukis, Anukis
Gender: Female

Anuket is a water goddess from the Upper-Nile region, most likely the goddess of the cataracts near Aswan. She is (possibly) the goddess of lust. Her cult center is in Elephantine, and she is commonly worshipped with Khnemu and Satis, who are sometimes thought to be her parents. Another possible father is Ra. Her name means "To Embrace". Anuket's sacred animal is the gazelle.

In art, Anuket appears as a woman with a headdress of feathers.

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