Wenegit, a Female Counterpart of the God Weneg?
This study focuses on a less significant goddess, Wenegit. Her name is attested, as a component of lists of gods, on three Middle Kingdom stelae originating from Abydos: stela Louvre C 15, stela Turin Cat. No. 1534, stela Munich Glypothek WAF 35. The paper investigates these objects in general, with special attention being paid to the enumeration of divinities, and to the existence of the female deity in particular. It attempts to challenge questions relating to the existence of a female counterpart of Weneg, the god attested in the Old Kingdom, and proposes two additional possibilities: a) that the male Weneg himself is the intended deity on the stelae, or b) that the inscription might represent a goddess with no relationship to Weneg.
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