Tefnut


Tefnut
   Egyptian goddess of moisture. Created by Atum, she produced Geb and Nut from a union with Shu, the god of air. She can be depicted as a lioness or a lioness-headed human figure.
   See also Religion.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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