• English
  • Cymraeg

Although Isis is popularly one of the best know female deites. She is not the one with the most temples in Egypt. That status goes to Hathor. However, by the Graeco-Roman Period Isis had replaced Hathor as the goddess who was considered the wife and mother of the king.

Items relating to Isis in the Egypt Centre

W1374 Copper alloy statuette of Isis and baby Horus

W56 Isis and Serapis as intertwined snakes

W650 Isis reviving a deceased woman.

W768 Kneeling figure of Isis or Nephthys

Photographs taken in 1917 showing the temple of Isis at Philae