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Nut, `Night-Sky'.

[to Whom the third day of March, day 062, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Egyptian.

Description: Star-spangled Goddess of sky; Mother of the sun, who is reborn from Her womb everyday; Friend and Protectress of the dead; Provider of meat and drink to the deceased. And see also Goddess Anthology - Nut.

To Whom are sacred: sycamore, leaves and fruit; cow (a form She sometimes takes); turquoise colour; rounded-vase (perhaps containing water - ideogram of Her name); stars; disk and horns; ankh (symbol of life).

Male associates: sons, Horus, Osiris and Set by consort/brother: Geb, earth-god. In one myth, Her consort is: Ra (though She is also called his Daughter) and Geb, Her lover.

Titles, Variants, etc.

Source: Monaghan BGH 225; Mercacante WWEM 110.

Naut, `The-Night-Sky'.

Geography/Culture: Egyptian.

Linguistic note: is it possible the English word night is cognate?

Description: She Who refreshes the Divinities beneath Her shadow.

Titles, Variants, etc.

worked on: July 1990; February, August 1991; March 1992; June 1995.
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