Nut was the sky-goddess, whose body
created a vault or canopy over the earth.
Nut was the sister/wife of Geb, the god of the
earth, they are often seen toghether.
She was also the mother of Isis, Osiris,
Nepthys and Seth.
At the end of
the day, Nut swallowed the sun-god, Ra,
gave birth to him again the next morning.