Nebtuwi

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Nebtuwi
fertility
Major cult center Latopolis
Consort Khnum

Nebtuwi is an Ancient Egyptian goddess personifying fertility, wife of Khnum. Her name translates as "the lady of the fields." The cult centre of her was Latopolis. Functions of Nebtuwi were close to the functions of goddesses like Isis, Hathor, Menkheperre. Subsequently Nebtuwi's cult was gradually relegated to the cult of Neith.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Швец, Н. Н. (2008). Словарь египетской мифологии. Москва: ЗАО "Центрполиграф". p. 98. ISBN 978-5-9524-3466-0.  (in Russian)