She seems to have started her career in Syria or thereabouts, but the Egyptians snapped her up as their empire expanded and she was soon in great demand.
She was originally depicted as a beautiful woman riding naked on the back of a lion. Due to her non-Egyptian origins, Qadesh was not pictured in profile, but from the front. A unique case of Egyptian full-frontal nudity.
Qadesh Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: QADESHET, QETESH, QUDSHU
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Desire
Area of expertise: Desire, Lust
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1432
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Article last revised on October 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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