Goddess Nephthys with her outspread wings

Goddess Nephthys with her outspread wings

A detail of the second largest shrine of Tutankhamun. The surface is decorated with texts and vignettes from the Book of the Dead. The goddess Nephthys as a woman with falcon wings offering protection. From …

Pectoral of Osiris, Isis and Nephthys

Pectoral of Osiris, Isis and Nephthys

Looks at first glance to be presenting the goddesses Wadjet and Nekhbet, the symbols of Upper and Lower Egypt, standing on either side of Osiris. However, the hieroglyphic inscriptions beside them state that they are …