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in hieroglyphs

In Egyptian mythology, Hemsut (or Hemuset) was the goddess of fate and protection.[1] She is representative of the ka. Her headdress bears a shield, above which are two crossed arrows.

In popular culture

Hemsut is briefly mentioned in The Prince of Egypt.


  1. ^ Hans Bonnet: Lexikon der ägyptischen Religionsgeschichte. 3. Auflage, Nikol, Hamburg 2000, ISBN 3-937872-08-6.