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Hesat
V28z
G39
tE4
ḥzꜣt
Hathor cow

Hathor's portrayal as a cow, to whom Hesat is closely related.

Period of
worship
Old KingdomRoman Period
Cult center Heliopolis
Symbol(s) Cow, solar disk
Association Fertility, maternal care
Appearance Cow
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Hathor, Isis
Father Ra
Issue Mnevis, Horus, Anubis

Hesat (ancient Egyptian: bꜣt) is an ancient Egyptian cow deity. Hesat is one of Hathor's manifestations, usually portrayed as a white cow representing purity and the milk that she produces to give life to humanity.

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