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A goddess of birth, personification of one of the 'birthing bricks' upon which ancient women used to squat when giving birth. She is often shown as either a woman with a brick as a head, or as a brick with a woman's head. Sometimes she is also shown fully...
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Pagan Gods of Egypt
Meskhenet. Goddess protector of newborns and of destiny. Vulture or human.
Echoes of
The Warrior God
Dead at the judgment of the deceased together with Meskhenet, a goddess of childbirth. Where Meskhenet presided over the actual birth itself,.
TJP 52-2.indd
Meskhenet is a personification of the so-called birthing bricks upon which women squatted during childbirth.
Egyptian Archaeology (Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology)

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Études de lettres, 289 (2011/3-4): Des Fata aux fées
Cathie SPIESER - Meskhenet et les sept Hathors en Egypte ancienne (p. 63-92) Dans la littérature égyptienne, le papyrus Westcar relate l'intervention déterminante des déesses Isis et Meskhenet pour le destin du nouveau-né.

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Meskhenet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gods of Ancient Egypt: Meskhenet
Ancient Egyptian Gods: Meskhenet, goddess of childbirth.
Meskhenet, Goddess of the Birth Brick and Childbirth...
May 7, 2001 Meskhenet, Goddess of the Birth Brick and Childbirth.
Lioness of the Sun - Meskhenet
Meskhenet. Meskhenet. Meskhenet was one of the Goddesses who officiated at both the birth of a child in this world and the re-birth of the soul in the Afterworld.
Egypt: Meskhenet - Goddess of Childbrith
Meskhenet. Meskhenet was a goddess who presided at child birth.

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