Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...

SESHAT

Egyptian Literature Goddess

Also known as SEŠAT

Picture of the Egyptian Literature Goddess Seshat from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Well-read deity of books and libraries

The ‘Queen of the Bookroom’. The daughter of Thoth, she’s the holy Head Librarian of Egyptian mythology. She keeps all the books for the Gods, looks after tax returns and is also a dab hand at Architecture, Astronomy and Archives. Her writing is extremely neat.

Of course she is extremely literate, and would be of enormous help in maintaining our Holy Database. We must drop her an email sometime.

She also wears a rather fetching leopardskin robe, which so far hasn’t really caught on in librarian circles.

Seshat Facts and Figures

Name: Seshat
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: SEŠAT

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

In charge of: Words and Writing
Area of expertise: Writing, Literature, Words

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 91

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

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