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She is believed to be the reincarnation of the previous priestess, who was a reincarnation of the one before her, and so on into the mists of time.
The paintings inside the tomb imagine the high-ranking priestess in various scenarios—receiving offerings from her children, hunting and fishing.
Hetpet was a priestess for Hathor, a goddess depicted as a cow and associated with fertility, motherhood and love.
Last Saturday, archaeologists in Egypt unveiled their latest find, the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess covered in remarkably well-preserved wall paintings.
Ged gives the girl-priestess her first glimpse of the world beyond the tombs.
Candomblé priestess Carmen Flores was leaving her house three months ago when seven armed men confronted her.
The priestess hid her gris-gris in this room to help cure Kate.
My room, the William Winters Room, is haunted by the spirit of a voodoo priestess brought in to save a child named Kate from yellow fever.
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Definition of priestess for English Language Learners
: a woman who leads or performs religious ceremonies in some religions
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