Monday, July 27, 2015

Tayet or Tait

Tayet image from goddessaday

Tayet, also called Tayer or Tait, was the ancient Egyptian goddess of weaving. She produced textiles for the embalming of the dead. She was also the weaver of the ceremonial curtain embroidered by Ptah and used in the purification tent,where embalming took place.  

Her name may come from the Lower Egyptian weaving town of Tayet.

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