Nephthys

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Nephthys as shown in Egyptian art

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Νέφθυς (Néphthus), from Egyptian nbt-ḥwt,

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Nephthys

  1. (Egyptian mythology) An ancient Egyptian goddess, the wife of Set and sister of Isis, Osiris, and Set, worshiped as a protective goddess and nurse of the pharaoh and associated with funerary rites and the transition from life to death.

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