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Hesat


Hesat, the Egyptian goddess of birth, is a minor guardian of pregnant women and mothers who are nursing; their milk, called the "beer of Hesat" nourishes humanity. In some texts, she is identified as the mother of Amubis. She is depicted as a cow. A.G.H.


Sources:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 104



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