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Various depictions of Isis, left: at the feet of a mummified Osiris, during the opening of the mouth ceremony (Thebes, 1300BC)[1]; left (middle): a modern statue; right (middle): Isis feeding the baby Horus; right: Isis in the form of a kite (bird).[2]

In Egyptian mythology, Isis (TR:261) (LH:17) (TL:278), hieroglyphs: Isis H1.png, was a mother goddess; daughter of Geb and Nut, wife-sister of Osiris, sister of Nephthys, and mother of Horus.


The following are quotes:

“In Osiris, the Christian Egyptians found the prototype of Christ, and in the pictures and statues of Isis suckling her son Horus, they perceived the prototype of the Virgin Mary and her child.”
Wallis Budge (1899), Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life [3]

End matter


  1. Isis (Thebian tomb) – Wikipedia.
  2. Isis as kite – Wikipedia.
  3. Budge. Wallis. (1899). Egyptian Religion: Egyptian Ideas of a Future Life (pg. 81) (Ѻ). Publisher.

External links

  • Isis – Hmolpedia 2020.
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