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 hwt-hr Hathor (literally, enclosure of Horus) hwt enclosure hr Horus
detail of a mural painting
from the Tomb of
Valley of the Queens
From Egyptian ḥwt-ḥr