In Egyptian mythology, Seshat (also spelled Safkhet, Sesat, Seshet, Sesheta, and Seshata) was the Ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and writing. She was seen as a scribe and record keeper, and her name means she who scrivens (i.e. she who is the scribe), and is credited with inventing writing with her consort Tehuti.
She also became identified as the goddess of architecture, astronomy, astrology, building, mathematics, and surveying. She was depicted as a woman with a seven-pointed emblem above her head, most egyptologists are unclear what this emblem represents. Often referred to as a star or flower, this symbol is an accurate illustration of a cannabis leaf.
Her symbol is among the oldest hieroglyphs, and although cannabis is not native to North Africa, it would have grown well there—and been available through trade routes. Indications for use of cannabis and instructions for preparation are in some of the oldest medical texts in existence.
Her symbol differs from those for papyrus and palm leafs....
And can safely classified as the first ancient understanding of the mind enhancing powers of cannabis...
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