Childbirth Image at the Temple of Hathor

limestone relief, Temple of Hathor in the Dendera Temple Complex, Egypt.


This limestone relief sculpture at the Dendera Complex depicts a woman giving birth while squatting and attended by the two goddess figures of Hathor and Taweret. Here both Hathor and Taweret wear the horns and solar disc of Hathor. The Temple of Hathor is one of the largest sections in the complex and was maintained through many centuries.

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The Egyptian goddess of love and fertility.

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