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This is a statue of Isis and her son Horus. She is seen as the mother figure. She was later beheaded by Horus. She was dedicated to Osiris and went searching for his body.

Faience Necklace counterpoise with aegis of Sakhmet Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside. Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 BC, Egypt

The Gifts Of Life. Hathor Holding Nefertari's Hand. Symbolizes the union of the upper Egypt and Lower Egypt

Golden statuette of Amun. He is identified by his characteristic flat-topped crown, which originally supported two tall gold feathers, now missing. Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 b.c. Egyptian, Met Museum

Artist Creates Incredibly Lifelike Carvings Out Of Wood


Semiramis with Tammuz (Isis/Horus). By Roman times she was the most important goddess in Egypt. The image of the goddess holding her child was used prominently. This influenced the earliest icons of Mary holding Jesus, as Christianity absorbed many of the traditions surrounding Isis and incorporated them into the veneration of Mary.