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Top Questions: Isis


Isis was the goddess of what?
Isis was an Egyptian goddess known for being a role model for women, a principal deity in rites for the dead, and a curer of the sick.
What was Isis depicted to look like?
Isis was often depicted as a beautiful woman in a sheath dress wearing on her head either the hieroglyphic sign of the throne or a solar disk and cow's horns. Occasionally, she was represented as a scorpion, a bird, a sow, or a cow.
How was Isis related to other Egyptian gods and goddesses?
She was the daughter of the earth god Geb and the sky goddess Nut. She was the wife of Osiris, god of the underworld. Their son was Horus.
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