The goddess Setet (or Satet, Satis, etc.), a deity of Upper Egypt and tied to the essential annual Nile flood, and often identified as part of the Elephantine Triad, with her consort Khnum, a creator god and protector of the source of the Nile, and their daughter Anuket, a goddess of the Nile cataracts and of a portion of Nubia. Setet was also seen as a goddess of the bow and defender of Egypt's southern border, as well as afertility goddess. Here she is portrayed with the white crown of Upper Egypt, i.e. the hedjet, antelope horns, and the vulture of Nekhbet, emblematic of Upper Egypt. Dynasty XVIII, c. 1401-1391 BCE.
Richard Coleman. copyright 2018.
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