AGVIEW MODE=minimal>

Goddess of the joy, of the beauty and of the love, comparable at the eye of Re, of which she is the girl, and at Isis, she puts at the world and nurses the divine child (sun) created by the gods and Amon. Hathor is venerated as the mother or as the wife of Horus and is symbolized by two horns of divine cow enclosing the solar disc and by the prospective snake.

hathor