Neith (Nit, Net, Neit) was an ancient
goddess of war and weaving. She
was the patron goddess of the Red
Crown of Lower Egypt and the city of
Zau (Sais, in the 5th Nome of Lower
Egtpt) in the Delta. According to the
Iunyt (Esna) cosmology, Neith was
the creator of the world and the
mother of the sun, Ra.
Neith, also spelled Neit, ancient
Egyptian goddess who was the
patroness of the city of Sais in the
Nile River delta. Neith was
worshipped as early as predynastic
times (c. 3000 bce), and several
queens of the 1st dynasty (c. 2925–
2775 bce) were named after her.
The name Neith means Water and is
of Egyptian origin. ... Ancient
Egyptian Mother Goddess of war,
weaving, and hunting.