Mut - Mother God.

When it came to mums and motherhood Mut was number one.

Her portrayed image, a white vulture, represented maternity which was her chief role in the world of the Gods.

She married well. By taking the king of gods, Amun, as her husband, she effectively went from local deity to queen goddess.

With a burning maternal instinct at her core she had a yearning desire to adopt a child. So she did. Menthu, god of war, was the child she chose.

Later, she and Amun became adoptive parents to Khonsu, the moon god, who replaced Menthu as their adopted son.

Eventually she was assimilated with other gods and worshiped under the name Isis, who was recognized throughout the rest of the ancient world.

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