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Isis was the great goddess of ancient Egypt. Her worship spread to most of the Mediterranean-centered world and Demeter came to be associated with Isis.
Mural of the Goddess Isis from c. 1380-1335 B.C.

Mural of the Goddess Isis from c. 1380-1335 B.C.

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Isis was the great Egyptian goddess, wife of Osiris, mother of Horus, sister of Osiris, Set, and Nephthys, and daughter of Geb and Nut, who was worshiped all over Egypt and elsewhere. She searched for her husband's body, retrieved and reassembled Osiris, taking on the role of goddess of the dead.

The name of Isis may mean 'throne'. She sometimes wears cow horns and a sun disk.

The Oxford Classical Dictionary says she is: "equated with the snake-goddess Renenutet, the goddess of harvest, she is ‘mistress of life’; as magician and protector, as in the Graeco-Egyptian magical papyri, she is ‘mistress of heaven’...."

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