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The river goddess Taweret, portrayed as a bipedal hippopotamus with limbs like those of a feline. Her hand rests on the sa sign, a hieroglyph that means ...

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Animals - The Fitzwilliam Museum
In contrast, the female hippo was associated with the goddess Taweret, who was shown as a pregnant hippo, often wearing an elaborate wig. She was a ...
Evidence of a master copy transferred from Thebes - British Museum
The owner's mother Taweret (&Aw-irit) is mentioned in the manuscript more frequently than ... Mut's wife Taweret, of Djed-khi and his wife Ta-sheret-en-Aset ...
Identifying the Ancient Egyptian Constellations - Sino-Platonic Papers
The goddess. Taweret. c.
SOMA 2012 - Petras Excavations
The Arrival of Egyptian Taweret and Bes[et] on Minoan Crete: Contact and. Choice. Judith Weingarten.
Final Study Guide
Taweret. Thoth. Thuya.

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Taweret - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Egyptian mythology, Taweret (also spelled Taurt, Tuat, Taouris, Tuart, Ta-weret , Tawaret, Twert, and Taueret, and in Greek, Θουέρις "Thouéris" and Toeris) is ...
Ancient Egyptian Gods; Taweret - Ancient Egypt Online
Taweret. Taweret (Tawret, Taueret, Tawaret, Taurt, Thoeris and Toeris, Ipy, Ipet, Apet, Opet, Reret) was an ancient Egyptian patron of childbirth and a protector of  ...
Egypt: Taweret, Goddess Demoness of Birth, Rebirth and the
Taweret (Taueret, Taurt, Toeris, Ipy, Ipet, Apet, Opet, Reret) - The Great Female - was the ancient Egyptian goddess of maternity and childbirth, protector of ...
Taweret - Crystalinks
In Egyptian mythology, Taweret (also spelt Taurt, Tuat, Taueret, Tuart, Ta-weret, Tawaret, and Taueret, and in Greek, "Thoeris" and Toeris). Her name means ...
Statue of Taweret - Lostpedia - Wikia
A giant statue of the Egyptian goddess Taweret stood in its entirety on the shore of the Island. Jacob lived in a chamber in the statue's pedestal for an unknown ...

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