Today’s goddess is Heqet
Goddess of: Fertility and childbirthPeople: Ancient EgyptainsPlace: EgyptDeptiction: A frog or a woman with a frogs head
Heqet is associated with the flooding of the Nile and thus the germination of wheat, through this she became the goddess of childbirth which earned her the nickname she who hastens the birth. Pregnant women would wear amulets depicting Heqet for protection during the later stages of pregnacy
Fun fact: Heqet was depicted as a frog because, to the Egyptians, the frog was a symbol of life and fertility, since millions of them were born after the annual inundation of the Nile.

Today’s goddess is Heqet

Goddess of: Fertility and childbirth
People: Ancient Egyptains
Place: Egypt
Deptiction: A frog or a woman with a frogs head

Heqet is associated with the flooding of the Nile and thus the germination of wheat, through this she became the goddess of childbirth which earned her the nickname she who hastens the birth. Pregnant women would wear amulets depicting Heqet for protection during the later stages of pregnacy

Fun fact: Heqet was depicted as a frog because, to the Egyptians, the frog was a symbol of life and fertility, since millions of them were born after the annual inundation of the Nile.