Dawn goddess

A dawn goddess is a deity in a polytheistic religious tradition who is in some sense associated with the dawn.

Occidental examples of dawn goddesses include the reconstructed Indo-European dawn goddess Hausos and her reflections in historical daughter traditions:

In Japan, the non-Indo-European dawn goddess Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto (Uzume) is a Shinto spirit with a temperament very similar to Ushas and Eos.

In Egyptian mythology, Tefnut (in part of her being goddess of the morning dew)

In Sioux mythology, Anpao, the spirit of the dawn, has two faces.

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