Temple of Seshat


 Herstory      Ceremonies

Feminine counterpart of the Egyptian deity Thoth,
keeper of the records and libraries,
Goddess Seshat set foundations for sacred buildings on earth,
guided by the planets and stars.
Inspiration for working women,
She is the creatrix of mathematics, heiroglyphics and writing.

Egyptian. Goddess Seshat, ca. 1919-1875 B.C.E. Limestone
Goddess Seshat is shown writing or drawing at a desk,
crowned with Her sacred papyrus leaf.

Seshat is invoked in the third verse of
Hymn of the Seven Hathors from the Temple of Dendera

Sacred Botanicals

Papyrus plant (Cyperus papyrus) photo by Dave Pape