Goddess Iat

Goddess Iat name

Goddess Iat was an Egyptian minor goddess of milk and, by connection, of raising and childbirth. The name of the goddess resembles iatet which is Egyptian word for "milk". The goddess is rarely mentioned in ancient Egyptian texts, and that's why very microscopic is known about her. Some mentioning of Iat can be discovered in the Pyramid Texts like where a king is reading "my foster-mother is Iat, and it is she who sustains me, it is indeed she who bore me"