Seth

Pectoral with an Opposing Seth Animal and Hieracosphinx

Pectoral with an Opposing Seth and Hieracosphinx

At the center of this pectoral is a symbol representing the goddess Hathor, imagery that was already ancient by the Middle Kingdom. On the right is the god Seth, who can signify southern Egypt, while on the left is a hieracosphinx representing Horus, a deity here related to northern Egypt. The beautifully worked back of...

Relief of Horus and Seth

Relief of Horus and Seth

In this decoration showing the theme of the unification of the Two Lands ‘Sema Tawy’, Horus and Seth replaced Hapi, which was associated with the Nile god. Detail on the side of the throne of King Senusret I. Furthermore, we have here one of the rare cases in which the image of Seth, god of...

Statue of Ramesses III with Horus and Seth. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 31628

Statue of Ramesses III with Horus and Seth

The group statue represents King Ramesses III, the god Horus and the god Seth. The three statues are standing and are all approximately the same height. The statue of the king is between the other two, which are represented in profile. The King is wearing the white Hedjet crown of Upper Egypt with the royal...