Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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ANUKET

Egyptian River Goddess

Also known as Ankhet, Ankt, Anouke, Anukit, Anuqet

River Nile Goddess of water purification

Anuket keeps the waters of the Nile clean with fresh fertilization. Consequently she’s a very important Goddess to the Egyptians. She’s also good on the defense — she carries a spear and doesn’t hesitate to make her point.

As far as family life is concerned, Anuket is one corner of a love triangle involving her dad Khnum and sister Satet. They’re known as the Triad of Elefantine, but it’s really more a ménage à trois.

Anuket Facts and Figures

Name: Anuket
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ankhet, Ankt, Anouke, Anukit, Anuqet

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rivers
Area of expertise: River, Rivers, Stream, Streams

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1917

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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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