Taurt
The Great Lady.



  • Cult Center: Temples at Thebes and Deir el-Bahri.
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  • Attributes: Protectress of pregnant woman and infants. Also protectress of rebirth into the afterlife.

  • Representation: A pregnant hippopotamus with human breasts, the hind legs of a lioness and the tail of a crocodile.

  • Relations: Daughter of Ra, sometimes considered the mother of Isis and Osiris. Sometimes considered the wife of Seth.

  • Other Names: Taueret, Ta-weret, Thoeris, Rert, or Reret.

 


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