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Mut
Goddess o queens an lady o heiven
Mut.svg
A contemporary image o goddess Mut, depictit as a woman wearin the double crown plus a ryal vulture heiddress, associatin her wi Nekhbet.
Name in hieroglyphs
G14 t
H8
B1
Major cult center Thebes
Symbol the vultur
Consort Amun
Parents none (self-creatit)
Offspring Khonsu

Mut, which meant mither in the auncient Egyptian leid,[1] wis an auncient Egyptian mither goddess wi multiple aspects that chynged ower the thoosands o years o the cultur. Alternative spellins are Maut an Mout. She wis considered a primal deity, associatit wi the watters frae which everythin wis born through parthenogenesis. She an aa wis depictit as a woman wi the crowns o Egyp upon her heid. The rulers o Egyp each supportit her worship in thair ain way tae emphasize thair ain authority an richt tae rule through an association wi Mut.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Velde, Herman te (2002). Mut. In D. B. Redford (Ed.), The ancient gods speak: A guide to Egyptian religion (pp. 238). New York: Oxford University Press, USA.