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Isis TitleQueen of the Throne
Cult CenterPhilae
ConsortBrother Osiris
Sons and DaughtersHorus
Four Sons of Horakhty, in Early mythologies she was wife of Ra-Horakhty (the noon manifestation of Ra)
Patron - DominionMistress of magic - mother of Pharaohs and thrones
Dedicated templesPhilae Temple
AppearanceWoman wearing a vulture headdress and the solar disk between a pair of horns
Greek equivalentAphrodite
Cult- Greatest goddess of Egypt
- Sister of Osiris, Seth and Nephthys
- in the Legend of Osiris, after Osiris was killed by his brother Seth, following his death, Isis tirelessly searched for his body so that he may be properly buried and may rest in peace in the Underworld.
- Through her magic, she brought Osiris back to life so that he could impregnate her with their son Horus
- Isis resurrected him with the "Ritual of Life", which was later given to the Egyptians so that they could give eternal life to all their dead.
- Isis was a vital link between the gods and mankind. The Pharaoh was her son, as the living Horus.
- Often shown holding Horus on her lap, her lap was the Pharaoh protector in childhood
- Isis protected Horus during his childhood from his uncle Seth who wished to murder him. It was her hole that he might one day grow up to avenge his father's murder.
- She is also the mother and protector of Imsety, one of the Four Sons of Horus
- Her worship spread well beyond the borders of Egypt, in the Roman Empire, and was later evolved by early Christians into the cult of the Virgin Mary

Similarities Between Isis and The Virgin Mary

Isis and Mary

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