- the goddess of love and joy, often represented with the head, horns, or ears of a cow.
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Hathor is a woman with a cow's horns on her head, Seb has a duck on his head, and so on.
As far back as we can see, Hathor is a cow, and Horus a hawk, and Anubis a jackal.
Horus was in fact the son of Osiris and Hathor, from whom he derived his attributes.
Hathor was the daughter of these waters, as Aphrodite was sprung from the sea-foam.
Hathor was regarded in tradition as the cause of the inundation.
- (in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
goddess of love and joy in ancient Egypt, from Greek Hathor, from Egyptian Het-Hert, literally "the house above," or possibly Het-Heru "house of Horus."