Canaanite Worship of Egyptian Deities
There is no clear evidence for the Canaanite worship of Egyptian gods during the
time of the Egyptian Empire in Canaan, except in the case of the goddess Hathor.
Egyptian temples dedicated to Hathor have been found in the turquoise mines at
Serabit el-Hadim in Sinai and the copper mines at Timna near Eilat. The worshipers
at these temples were primarily Egyptians, but Canaanites employed at both sites
seem to have been inspired by the cultic activities there. The Egyptian ... Read More »