Goddess of the day!

Vulture goddess, patron of pharaohs and Upper Egypt

Nekhbet, is a vulture goddess, who was orginally a patron Goddess of the city of Nekheb (El Kab), she later became the personification of Upper Egypt and one of the two goddesses who represented a unified Ancient Egypt. With Wadjet, she was known as the “Two Ladies”. She was usually depicted as a White Vulture and was depicted with Wadjet on the pharaoh’s double crown. The priestesses of Nekhbet were called muu (mothers) and wore robes of Egyptian vulture feathers.

Pantheon: Egyptian
Abode: Nekheb
Animals: White Vulture
Colours: White
Consort: Hapy
Symbols: Vulture, White, Shen


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