Children of the Divine Order
Children of Tefnut
Characteristics and Aspects
Tefnut was a goddess of moisture, moist air, dew and rain.
Tefnut is a leonine deity, and appears as human with a lioness head when depicted as part of the Great Ennead of Heliopolis. The other frequent depiction is as a lioness, but Tefnut can also be depicted as fully human. In her fully or semi anthropomorphic form, she is depicted wearing a wig, topped either with a uraeus serpent, or a uraeus and solar disk, and she is sometimes depicted as a lion headed serpent. Her face is sometimes used in a double headed form with that of her brother Shu on collar counterpoises.
She is the sister and consort of the air god Shu and the mother of Geb and Nut.
Changes of Fate