The “abode of Horus” refers to his mother, a goddess who is therefore named Hathor, or Athor.
Hathor is a woman with a cow's horns on her head, Seb has a duck on his head, and so on.
Women were great musicians, playing on many instruments, especially the sistrum, sacred to the goddess Hathor.
Hathor was regarded in tradition as the cause of the inundation.
Thus Re saved a remnant of mankind from the bloodthirsty, terrible Hathor.
Here he waited, not knowing how he should break in upon the Hathor.
Hathor was widely worshiped, but was not otherwise especially noteworthy.
To the court of the Temple of Hathor, that is before the shrine.
On her head is placed the horned disc,--in honor of Hathor,--the sacred vulture, and the horns of Isis.
"This is that Goddess who dwells in the Temple of Hathor," he said.
goddess of love and joy in ancient Egypt, from Greek Hathor, from Egyptian Het-Hert, literally "the house above," or possibly Het-Heru "house of Horus."