Hathor is an ancient Egyptian goddess associated, later, with Isis and, earlier, with Sekhmet but eventually was considered the primeval goddess from whom all others were derived. She is usually depicted as a woman with the head of a cow, ears of a cow, or simply in cow form.

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  • c. 3000 BCE
    Hathor, known as Mistress of Dendera, cult center flourishes in the city of Dendera.
  • c. 2700 BCE
    Popularity of cult of Hathor spreads.
  • c. 2000 BCE
    Priestesses and Priests of Hathor tattooed with images of the goddess.
  • c. 1270 BCE
    Hathor depicted on tombs in Valley of the Queens.
  • 237 BCE
    Construction of Temple of Hathor at Philae.
  • 54 BCE
    Temple of Hathor at Dendera built.