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
O9t
H8
Major cult centrernone specifically, Diospolis Parva
Symbolthe hoose, mummy wrappins
Personal Information
ConsortSet
AffspringAnubis
ParentsGeb an Nut
SiblinsIsis, Osiris, Horus, an Set

Nephthys ((/ˈnɛpθs/ or /ˈnɛfθs/) 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]