Seven Sisters

Australian - Ancestral heroines of the Aborigines. To escape the attentions of Nyiru, the sisters left their home and travelled south until they reached the coast. Here they entered the sea and then ascended into the sky as the Pleiades. Also referred to as Seven Sisters, Kungarankalpa, Kungarankalpa, Seven Sisters, Pleiades, Pleiades, Weepers, Egyptian Seven Hathors, Hesperides or Nysaean nymphs.

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