ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES STATUE Goddess Hathor Old Kingdom Hand Carved Stone BC

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Seller: lux_market (57) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 253976336290 RARE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE STATUE Goddess Hathor Old Kingdom Luxor Stone BC Item description : HATHOR HATHOR : is one of the most famous goddesses of Ancient Egypt She was originally a personification of the Milky Way, which was considered to be the milk that flowed from the udders of a heavenly cow (linking her with Nut, Bat and Mehet-Weret). As time passed she absorbed the attributes of many other goddesses but also became more closely associated with Isis, who to some degree usurped her position as the most popular and powerful goddess. Yet she remained popular throughout Egyptian history. More festivals were dedicated to her and more children were named after her than any other god or goddess of Ancient Egypt. Her worship was not confined to Egypt and Nubia. She was worshipped throughout Semitic West Asia, Ethiopian, Somlia and Libya, but was particularly venerated in the city of Byblos. HATHOR : She was known as "the Great One of Many Names" and her titles and attributes are so numerous that she was important in every area of the life and death of the ancient Egyptians. It is thought that her worship was widespread even in the Predynastic period because she appears on the Narmer palette. However, some scholars suggest that the cow-headed goddess depicted on the palette is in fact Bat (an ancient cow goddess who was largely absorbed by Hathor) or even Narmer himself. However, she was certainly popular by the Old Kingdom as she appears with Bast in the valley temple of Khafre at Giza. Hathor represents Upper Egypt and Bast represents Lower Egypt. HATHOR : was a Sky goddess, known as "Lady of Stars" and "Sovereign of Stars" and linked to Sirius (and so the goddesses Sopdet and Isis). Her birthday was celebrated on the day that Sirius first rose in the sky (heralding the coming innundation). By the Ptolemaic period, she was known as the goddess of Hethara, the third month of the Egyptian calendar . You Are Bidding On Large Statue 29.CM Height : 29.cm / 11.41 inchChest Width: 8.cm / 3.14 inchBottom Length: 11.cm / 4.33 inchPayment: We Accept PayPal.Shipment: DHL Fast Shipping 4-12 Days with track number.Condition: Good Condition As shown in pictures.Returns: we refund you money after you return the piece - And please if you have any issue with any item fill free to contact us ,we will do everything to make you satisfied. Condition: AS Shown In Picture, Provenance: Luxor Egypt - Hand Carved Stone, Material: Stone

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