Signs and Symbols: Chapter 1

Nut, Goddess of Egyptnut

Who is Nut?

Nut was the Egyptian goddess of the sky and and also carried symbols representing resurrection and rebirth. Sometimes she was depicted as stretched across the skies with stars forming her clothing, her elongated legs and outstretched arms symbolized the four pillars of the heavens.

According to the land of the pyramids.org, Nut (pronounced Noot) was the daughter of the twin gods Shu and the goddess Tefnut. The goddess Nut and her brother and consort Geb, had four children named Osiris, Isis, Set and Nephthys. Nut was also referred to as “She who Bore the Gods” in reference to her famous children Osiris, Isis, Set, and Nephthys.

 

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