In Egyptian mythology, Nephthys is a goddess of the underworld, as well as childbirth. The name was also used as a title for the oldest woman in any household. She may have been another form of Bat or Neith.
In art, her hair is similar to or the same as the cloth used to shroud corpses. She was depicted with a basket or a house on her head, and sometimes s a kite, falcon, hawk or other bird. She is a daughter of Nuit and Seb and the wife of Set, with whom she is the mother of Anubis. She is the sister of Isis, with whom she is often depicted.
Alternative: Nebet-het, Nebt-het