EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY

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HEKET

Egyptian Childbirth Goddess

Also known as HEGET, HEK, HEKTET, HEQET

Frog Goddess of Childbirth

She is RA’s daughter and the wife of KHNUM. The Goddess of Childbirth, she looks like a frog and is just as good at the spawning game.

Wearing a frog amulet might help you get pregnant. Unless you’re male.

There’s a strong possibility that she was adopted by the Greeks under the name HECATE.

HEKET FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HEKET
Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Birth
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HEGET, HEK, HEKTET, HEQET
Popularity index : 8303
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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Heket: Egyptian Goddess of Childbirth (Egyptian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 September 2014.

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