Mehet-Weret
Mehet-Weret

Pantheon: Egyptian
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Gender: Female

Mehet-Weret is the cow goddess who rose from the waters of creation and gave birth to Ra, according to some accounts. She carried the sun god between her horns. Mehet-Weret is the personification of the river on which the boat of the pharaoh travels over in the Underworld. She is sometimes connected to Hathor and Isis.

In art Mehet-Weret appears as a cow with the solar disc between her horns. She is often kneeling on a reed carpet and wearing a blanket and collar.

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