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Naunet is one of the eight original creator god/goddesses in the Ogdoad Cosmology. She is the counterpart of Nun as well as the goddess of snakes. She is also the god/goddess of the ocean. Sometimes she is the wife Ra and sometimes the mother of Khepri and Khnum.

History

Naunet (Nunet), on the other hand, is more obscure than her husband. She was thought to be a snake-headed woman who presided over the watery chaos with Nun. Her name was exactly the same as Nun's, in hieroglyphs, but with the feminine ending for a goddess.

Egyptian Mythology

The Egyptians of Khmunu believed that the world was surrounded by mountains that helped support the sky, but at their feet was Naunet. They imagined that Ra appeared from these mountains, being reborn daily from the watery abyss.

Naunet was the feminine to Nun's masculine, more of a representation of duality than an actual goddess, so she was even less of a deity than Nun, and more of an abstract.

One day, it was believed that the waters of Nun would eventually inundate the whole world, and once again the universe would become the primordial waste of Nun's chaotic waters.


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