Even though she was a goddess, and a great magician, she still had to leave the safety of the thickets to beg for food. On one of her trips, Set found out where the mother and child were hiding. Knowing that Isis would be gone for a while, he transformed himself into a snake and reached the child unseen. Biting the young god, shooting poison through his body, Set then made a quick getaway.
Isis (Ast, Aset), unlike her twin sister Nephthys, is one of the most famous goddesses of ancient Egypt. Although it is thought that her worship originated in Africa, was nurtured and refined in Egypt, she was a popular goddess in predynastic times in the Delta area.
Archaeologists from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage (MAH) in Egypt made a significant discovery when they unearthed an ancient Egyptian chapel carved out of limestone, which dates back to the 11th Dynasty (2125-1985 BC), according to a news report in Ahram Online.