Repyt was an ancient Egyptian goddess.[1], [2] She was normally portrayed as a lioness goddess of Egypt.[3]

In ancient times there was a town which was called Hwt-Repyt and renamed Athribis by the Greeks when it began to grow in importance. The site was excavated by Petrie in 1900. Now it is called Wannina is a town-site on the west bank of the Nile about 10km south-west of Sohag. [4]


  1. Coulter, Charles Russell; Turner, Patricia (2013-07-04). Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities. Routledge. ISBN 9781135963972.
  2. Bunson, Margaret R (2009). Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt: Facts on File library of world history, Revised Edition. Infobase Publishing. p. 149. ISBN 9781438109978.
  3. Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Griffith, F. Ll; Mace, Arthur Cruttenden (2013-09-19). Deshasheh, Diospolis Parva, Athribis. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781108066198.
  4. "Wannina". Egyptian Monuments. 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
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