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Seshat: Egyptian Cannabis goddess?

in Egyptian mythology, Seshat was the Ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and writing. In art, she was depicted as a woman with a seven-pointed emblem above her head.¹

It is unclear what this emblem represents but to many, the Seshat carving is sporting what looks like a 5-point cannabis sun leaf; Northern Lights.²

In ancient Egypt, Cannabis was known as medicine and the fertile delta would have supported local cultivation. Today, Seshat is reminding us of the importance of Cannabis as food, fiber, fuel, medicine and inspiration so have that cup of tea or toke and thank the gods for this plant.



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