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Egypt Picture - Taweret's Middle Coffin


Taweret's Middle Coffin

Taweret's Middle Coffin


Photographer:

P. Chapuis

Title:

Taweret's Middle Coffin

Description:

The face of Taweret's second (middle) coffin. Taweret was the ancient Egyptian goddess of maternity and childbirth, protector of women and children. Like Bes, she was both a fierce demonic fighter as well as a popular deity who guarded the mother and her newborn child.


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