EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY

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TEFNUT

Egyptian Water Goddess

Also known as TEFENET, TEFNET, TPHENIS

Lion-headed Goddess of Moisture and Wetness

Mostly water, rain, dew, and bodily fluids of an unmentionable nature. She’s also fond of spitting.

Created by ATUM, TEFNUT is the twin sister of SHU, with whom she consorted to produce the Earth (GEB) and Sky (NUT). At some point she appears to have married a very obscure God named TEFEN, of whom nothing is known whatsoever.

Nowadays she drifts around making dew and keeps everything fresh.

TEFNUT FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TEFNUT
Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Water
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : TEFENET, TEFNET, TPHENIS
Popularity index : 25074
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Article last updated on 08 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "TEFNUT: Goddess of Water from Egyptian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

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