Egypt. Myth. the goddess of love, mirth, and joy, usually represented as having the head or ears of a cow
Origin of HathorClassical Greek Hath?r ; from Egyptian ?et-?ert, literally , the house above
An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility, motherhood, and music, often depicted as a woman with the head or horns of a cow.
Origin of HathorEgyptian &hlowdot;wt-&hlowdot;r, Hathor (literally, enclosure of Horus) : &hlowdot;wt, enclosure + &hlowdot;r, Horus.
detail of a mural painting
from the Tomb of
Valley of the Queens
From Egyptian ḥwt-ḥr