Egyptian Goddess of the Dead
"Mistress of the
House". Egyptian goddess of the dead. Daughter of Geb and Nut.
Sister of Isis, Osiris and Seth. According to one tradition, she was
also the mother of Anubis by Osiris. Her principal sanctuary was at
Heliopolis. Along with Isis, she was one of the guardians of the
corpse of Osiris. Depicted in human form wearing a crown in the form
of the hieroglyph for house. Sometimes depicted as a kite guarding
funeral bier of Osiris.