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Meaning & History

Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het meaning "lady of the house", derived from Egyptian nbt "lady" and hwt "house". This was the name of an Egyptian goddess associated with the air, death and mourning. She was wife of the desert god Seth.

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air, death deities, Egyptian mythology, feminine, goddesses, mythology, nature, women
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute