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Particolare. La dea Hathor accoglie Ramesse III e suo figlio Amonherkhepshef. Hathor, raffigurata come una donna adorna del copricapo a forma di spoglia di avvoltoio sormontato da corna di vacca e disco solare, era una divinità antichissima il cui nome Ht-Hr significa "la dimora di Horo". Hathor era considerata dea della musica, della danza, della gioia e dell'amore oltre ad essere la protettrice della monarchia, ma aveva anche un carattere funerario ed era venerata sulla riva occidentale di Tebe, zona delle necropoli reali e private. Dea dai molteplici epiteti, associata con altre importanti divinità femminili egiziane e in seguito vicino orientali, era venerata in tutto l'Egitto. - Detail. Goddess Hathor welcomes Rameses III and his son Amonherkhepshef. Hathor, depicted as a woman adorned by the headdress which has the vulture's shape surmounted by cow horns and solar disk, was a very ancient deity whose name Ht-Hr means "the dwelling of Horus." Hathor was considered the goddess of music, dance, joy and love as well as she was the protector of the monarchy, but also she had a funerary character and she was venerated on the west bank of Thebes, area of the royal and private necropolis. Goddess by many epithets, associated with other important Egyptian goddesses, and later with Near Estern goddesses, Hathor was worshiped throughout Egypt. - Info: http://www.araldodeluca.com/root/archivio/scheda.asp?img=31309
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Particolare. La dea Hathor accoglie Ramesse III e suo figlio Amonherkhepshef. Hathor, raffigurata come una donna adorna del copricapo a forma di spoglia di avvoltoio sormontato da corna di vacca e disco solare, era una divinità antichissima il cui nome Ht-Hr significa "la dimora di Horo". Hathor era considerata dea della musica, della danza, della gioia e dell'amore oltre ad essere la protettrice della monarchia, ma aveva anche un carattere funerario ed era venerata sulla riva occidentale di Tebe, zona delle necropoli reali e private. Dea dai molteplici epiteti, associata con altre importanti divinità femminili egiziane e in seguito vicino orientali, era venerata in tutto l'Egitto. - Detail. Goddess Hathor welcomes Rameses III and his son Amonherkhepshef. Hathor, depicted as a woman adorned by the headdress which has the vulture's shape surmounted by cow horns and solar disk, was a very ancient deity whose name Ht-Hr means "the dwelling of Horus." Hathor was considered the goddess of music, dance, joy and love as well as she was the protector of the monarchy, but also she had a funerary character and she was venerated on the west bank of Thebes, area of the royal and private necropolis. Goddess by many epithets, associated with other important Egyptian goddesses, and later with Near Estern goddesses, Hathor was worshiped throughout Egypt. - Info: http://www.araldodeluca.com/root/archivio/scheda.asp?img=31309