Nephthys

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Nephthys
Goddess o daith an lamentation
Nepthys.svg
Nephthys wis normally portrayed as a young woman, wearin a heiddress in the shape o a hoose an basket
Name in hieroglyphs
O9 t
H8
Major cult center none specifically, Diospolis Parva
Symbol the hoose, mummy wrappins
Consort Set
Parents Geb an Nut
Siblings Isis, Osiris, Horus, an Set
Offspring Anubis

Nephthys ((/ˈnɛpθɨs/ or /ˈnɛfθɨs/) or Nebthet /ˈnɛbˌθɛt/ (Arabic: نيفتيس Nyftys) is a member o the Great Ennead o Heliopolis in Egyptian meethology, a dauchter o Nut an Geb. Nephthys wis typically paired wi her sister Isis in funerary rites[1] acause o thair role as pertectors o the mummy an the god Osiris an as the sister-wife o Set.

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  1. Abeer El-Shahawy books.google.co.uk The funerary art of Ancient Egypt: a bridge to the realm of the hereafter (106 pages) American University in Cairo Press, 2005 ISBN 977-17-2353-7 [Retrieved 2011-12-12]