Menat (Menit, Menyat)

The Menat (Menit, Menyat) was an emblem of the goddess Hathor, a beaded necklace or collar with a counterweight which symbolized the life-force. The necklace was worn by priests and priestesses of Hathor, and by pharaohs and their queens. The menat was a frequent offering to the goddess, and menat amulets were worn to attract prosperity and good fortune.

Goddess Hathor with Menat
Related Symbols:
TyetFeather of Ma'atFeather of Ma'at

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