- Mythical Number: #2482
- Culture: Egyptian
- Attribute: Celestial
- Behaviour: Friendly
- Common Type: Egyptian Gods
A sky cow who is the goddess that supports the sky in ancient Egyptian mythology. She is seen sometimes as a woman stretching her body to support the heavens. At other times she is seen as a cow whose four legs are the pillars of heaven and the four corners of the world. The Egyptian sky god Ra after spending enough time ruling the Egyptian people, left his sky boat and mounted Nuit instead. She is the daughter of the air god Shu and the goddess of moisture, Tefnut.
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Did you find Nuit interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Nuit and send it to this website. For more on a living ancient Egypt check out he Brendan Frasser film series The Mummy featuring Egyptian mythical beings. The computer game Age of Mythology is perhaps the best eulogy to Egyptian mythical creatures with Anubites, Wadjets, Sphinx and more. In the classic computer game Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation Lara Croft ventures into the Egyptian tombs to find out that ancient Egyptian monsters are still very much alive. The most rememberable moment of ancient Egyptian mythology in pop culture is Boris Karloff's stunning performance in film The Mummy (1932).
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