The wife of Amen in Theban tradition; the word mut in Egyptian means "mother", and she was the mother of Khons, the moon god.
She is depicted as a woman was the head of a vulture. Mut held the ankh and a papyrus scepter in her hands. The feather of Maat, which represented Truth, was at her feet.
Queens wore the vulture symbol on their heads. Mut had a sanctuary built in 1450 BC in Thebes that was an active religious center for 2,000 years. The Greeks equated Mut with their goddess Hera.
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