Other Names: Menchit
Patron of: war. Appearance: A lion-headed woman.
Description: Together with her husband Khenmu and their son Hike, Menhit was worshipped in Upper Egypt, the three were called the Esna Triad. She is called "The Slaughterer" and like most Egyptian war-deities, she was believed to ride ahead of the Egyptian armies and cut down the great warriors of their enemies. Her consort was Onuris, the war god who was said to have bought her from Nubia.
Worshipped: Cult center at Latopolis.
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