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Mehturt

In Egyptian mythology, Mehturt ("great flood") was a sky goddess, represented as a cow. She was the goddess of the part of the sky where the sun existed, the places where Ra proceeded across the sky. She was also the personification of the waters and/or mound from which Ra arose at the beginning of time.

Alternative: Mehurt, Mehet-Weret, Mehet-uret



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