Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...

HATMEHIT

Egyptian Fish Goddess

Also known as HAT-MEHIT, HET-MEHIT, HETMEHIT, HATMEHYT

Fish Goddess

She wears a fish on her head and looks after everything with fins.

She’s something of a rarity as the Egyptians preferred to eat fish rather than worship them.

Her husband is the Ram God Banebdjetet, although it’s hard to see what they could possibly have in common.

Hatmehit Facts and Figures

Name: Hatmehit
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: HAT-MEHIT, HET-MEHIT, HETMEHIT, HATMEHYT

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

In charge of: Fish
Area of expertise: Fish

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 811

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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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