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Egyptian BronzeFigure Of The Goddess Neith - FA.3a
Origin: Sinai/ Egypt
Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC
Dimensions: 6.1" (15.5cm) high
Collection: Egyptian Art
Style: Late Kingdom
Medium: Bronze

Location: Great Britain
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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. - (FA.3a)


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