Relief of Goddess Isis

A bas relief depicts Isis, goddess of motherhood, magic, healing, and rebirth. In addition to her traditional roles as wife, mother, healer, and protector of the dead, Isis was worshiped as the goddess of good fortune, the sea, and travel.

The goddess Isis, decorative detail of sarcophagus of Queen Tuya, mother of Ramesses II
The goddess Isis, decorative detail of sarcophagus of Queen Tuya, mother of Ramesses II

Decorative detail from the coffin of Queen Tuya, mother of Ramesses II. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

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