Festivals

Festivals of Nebet Het

Monthly Festivals
9th Day of Lunar Month-Sacred to Nebet Het

Yearly Festivals

1st Akhet/Thoth/August
1-Wep Ronpet/Opening of the Year
7-Day of Welcoming the Rising of the River
11-Procession of Nebet Het
11-Procession of the Great Flame

2nd Akhet/Paopi/September
3-Feast of Weret Hekau
11-Speech of the Lady of the Uraeus
13-Offering Sacrifice to Nebet Het and Wesir

3rd Akhet/Hethara/October
17-Lamentations of Aset and Nebet Het
24-Appearance of Aset and Nebet Het in Jubilation

4th Akhet/Koiak/November
1 to 6-Procession of Nebet Het of Per Meru (Komir)
18 to 30-Mysteries of Wesir
28-Speech of Nebet Het, the Sister of the God

1 Peret/Tybi/December
14-Weeping of Aset and Nebet Het
22-Feast of the Two Goddesses (Aset and Nebet Het)

2 Peret/Mechir/January

3 Peret/Pamenot/February
10-Procession of Nesert

4 Peret/Parmuthi/March
1-Feast of Ra and the Eye of Ra
28-The Heart of Nebet Het Rejoices

1 Shomu/Pachons/April

2 Shomu/Payni/May
1-Appearance of Nebet Het
21-Day of the Living Children of Nut

3 Shomu/Epiphi/June
30-Burning the Widow’s Flame

4 Shomu/Mesore/July
22-Children of Geb and Nut in Festival

Days Upon the Year
5-Birthday of Nebet Het

Sources

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Online Sources

Nephtys–French Wikipedia