Nephthys was the daughter of Geb and Nut, the sister, and helper, of Isis and Osiris and the sister-wife of Seth. She was thought to be a protective goddess who provided protection to the dead in the same way she did with god Horus. Her amulet shows her wearing a headdress of the hieroglyph sign of her name, 'Nbt-hwt'. This amulet was usually placed on the mummy's chest or stomach.
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