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The Egyptian Deities ISIS Aset Ast Symbols The knot of Isis and the scorpion Cult Centre Heliopolis Isis was the sister of Osiris who was also her husband Nephthys and Seth the daughter of Nut and Geb and the mother of Horus the Child Isis is depicted as a woman wearing a vulture headdress and the solar disk between a pair of horns which is sometimes underneath the symbol of her name the throne Occasionally she wears the double-crowns of the North and the South with the feather of Maat or a pair of rams horns Isis as a woman not a goddess is portrayed with the ordinary headdress of a woman but with the uraeus over her forehead As the wife of Osiris Isis assisted her husband during his earthly reign In the Pyramid Texts allusions are made that indicate that Isis foresaw her husbands murder Following his death Isis tirelessly searched for his body so that he may be properly buried and may rest in peace in the Underworld Through her magic she brought Osiris back to life so that he could impregnate her with their son Horus Isis was a vital link between the gods and mankind The pharaoh was her son as the living Horus In the Pyramid Texts the pharaoh suckles as Isis divine breasts There are numerous statues and imagery of Isis holding the young Horus in her lap Often the images of the queen mother and current pharaoh were styled in the same way Isis protected Horus during his childhood from his uncle Seth who wished to murder him It was her hole that he might one day grow up to avenge his fathers murder In the Book of the Dead Isis is regarded as the giver of life and food to the dead She may also be one of the judges of the dead Another of her roles was to protect Imsety one
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