Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.
Gold earring of Tawosret | From Tomb no. 56, Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt . |19th Dynasty (around 1200-1186 BC) | This earring is one of a pair found in the tomb of a royal child in the Valley of the Kings. It bears the name of Tawosret, the principal queen of Sety II and regent during the reign of his successor Saptah
Men-Kau-Re (c. 2551-2523 BC), 5th king of the 4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom. Men-Kau-Re was the throne name of the son of Khafre and the grandson of Khufu, the 4th and 2nd kings of the 4th dynasty, respectively. detail
Isis Isis was worshipped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the patroness of nature and magic. She was the friend of slaves, sinners, artisans and the downtrodden, but she also listened to the prayers of the wealthy, maidens, aristocrats and rulers.