Hathor(redirected from Mehet-weret)
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Hathor(hăth`ôr), in Egyptian religion, celestial goddess of love and festivity. The personification of the sky, she was represented as a star-studded cow or as a woman with the head of a cow. She was identified with many other goddesses of fertility and love, such as Aphrodite. Her name also appears as Athor.
cow-headed goddess of joy and love. [Egypt. Myth.: Leach, 484]
(in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation