- the goddess of love and joy, often represented with the head, horns, or ears of a cow.
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Historical Examples of hathor
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
Word Origin and History for hathor
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."