In Egyptian mythology, Neith (Net, Neit, GD: Thoum-aesh-neith) was the name of a very ancient goddess worshiped in the Delta. She was revered as a goddess of wisdom, often identified with Ma'at. In later traditions, the sister of Isis, Nephthys, and Serket, and protectress of Duamutef, the god of the stomach of the deceased.

SEE ALSO Duamutef, Ma'at.

[Source: Shawn C. Knight, "Egyptian Mythology FAQ" ]