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Osira was a self-proclaimed Egyptian goddess who sought to restore the world by eradicating free will.[1]


Osira came to Earth from another galaxy, in another dimension. A fleet of starships left her world nine thousand years ago. Some of the vessels were struck by meteoroids, and hurled into another dimensional planes. The ship bearing their lider, Aten, was one such that ended up in another dimension.[2]

She and her husband Hefnakhti's vessel landed in Egypt, and conquered its people -- not by war, rather they were revered as gods. For a time, she and her mate ruled over Egypt, bringing the art of irrigation and directing the building of pyramids as testaments to humankind's abilities and as temples for the ruling couple, but eventually the Egyptians turned against them at the instigation of the high priest Anankh, and imprisoned them in one of their own pyramids. But the pyramid's shape creates a field of force within it, amplifying their natural energies of the universe, and they broke free, but were again overcome by Anankh and his followers when they exhausted almost all their power, and their enemies mummified them alive.[2]

Three millennia later, in 1943, she was unentombed by stray shots from a nearby tank battle, and she attempted to end the Second World War, wanting to pacify the planet by taming it as she and her husband have tried before.[2] Wonder Woman and the Justice Society of America, however, stopped her from doing that. Accepting her defeat, Osira left for the afterlife with her beloved Hefnakhti's spirit, which she had tried to revive in Steve Trevor's body, disintegrating her body in the process.[3]

New Earth

Osira teamed up with Circe and other Wonder Woman villains to ambush the Amazon on Aeaea. Wonder Woman had brought her own backup, and Osira was defeated by the Amazon Princess herself.<ref name=WWA-3-1>


  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-Two era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and no longer apply.
  • Osira's late husband, Hefnakhti, looked exactly like Steve Trevor.



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