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Bat

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Primeval deity from the 7th Upper Egyptian Nome, depicted on the Narmer Palette (ca 3100) with cow's horns and two faces. In the New Kingdom assimilated to Hathor.


As a very primeval deity, Bat had no temples or priesthood of her own.

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