Nephthys


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Noun1.Nephthys - Egyptian goddess associated with ritual of the deadNephthys - Egyptian goddess associated with ritual of the dead; sister of Geb and Nut; wife of Set
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Kucharek, Altagyptische Totenliturgien, Band 4: Die Klagelieder von Isis und Nephthys in Texten der Griechisch--Romischen Zeit (Heidelberg, 2010), 105.
After referring to the view that Anubis was born of Nephthys, although Isis was his reputed mother, he goes on to say, 'By Anubis they understand the horizontal circle, which divides the invisible part of the world, which they call Nephthys, from the visible, to which they give the name of Isis; and as this circle equally touches upon the confines of both light and darkness, it may be looked upon as common to them both.
Shu and Tefnut brought forth Seb and Nut, and Nut brought forth Osiris, Horus-khentan-maa, Sut, Isis, and Nephthys at one birth.
their sister Nephthys who appeared to Osiris in the guise of Isis),
Les plus frequentes sont les amulettes d'Hathor, de Re et des dieux et divinites aux fonctions funeraires : Horus, Anubis, Isis, Nephthys et les quatre fils d'Horus charges de proteger la momie et ses vases canopes.
To recap the tale, Osiris is a victim of the vengeance of Set, who, enraged at Osiris' coupling with his beloved wife Nephthys (sister, alas poor listener, to Osiris and Set, as well as Isis), strikes out at Osiris.
Since the time interval between two heliacal risings of Sirius, or Sothic year, was about 365 days they added 5 intercalary epagomenal days corresponding to the birthdays of the deities Osiris, Isis, Horus, Seth and Nephthys.
The scenes that are within the decoration of the tomb are of Isis and Nephthys worshiping the sun, a painting of the king worshipping the falcon-headed sun god, and a text from the Litany of Ra.
I have a statue of Nephthys, Isis's sister, in my bedroom.
At the end of the year Egyptians put aside five days for festivities which were spent celebrating the birthdays of the gods Osiris, Horus, Seth, Isis and Nephthys.
Asi pues, si figuran las inscripciones siguientes: las que mencionan expresamente a las divinidades del circulo isiaco (Anubis, Apis, Bubastis, Harpocrates, Hermanubis, Horus, Hydreios, Isis, Neilos, Nephthys, Osiris y Serapis); las que mencionan a un miembro del sacerdocio o un devoto isiaco; las que mencionan algun elemento del ritual isiaco; las que mencionan algun navio cuyo nombre se inspira en el de Isis o el de Serapis; las que figuran en soportes que presentan algun elemento identificado como isiaco; y finalmente, las inscripciones diversas encontradas en santuarios isiacos.