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Period of
Late Middle KingdomRoman Period
Cult center Thebes
Titles "Lady of Asheru"
"Lady of Heaven"
"Mistress of All the Gods"
Symbol(s) Vulture headdress
Association Queenship, motherhood
Appearance Anthropoid, vulture headdress
Father Ra
Spouse(s) Amun
Issue Khonsu

Mut (meaning mother in ancient Egyptian) is a mother goddess worshipped in ancient Egypt. Mut had many different aspects and attributes that changed and evolved a lot over the thousands of years of ancient Egyptian culture.

Mut was the consort of Amun, the patron deity of pharaohs during the Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom. Amunet and Usret may have been Amun's consorts early in Egyptian history, but Mut, who did not appear in texts or art until the late Middle Kingdom, displaced them. In the New Kingdom, Amun and Mut were the patron deities of Thebes, a major city in Upper Egypt, and formed a cultic triad with their son, Khonsu.

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