She is a coiled cobra with the head of a woman. As Guardian of the Royal Tombs, she ensured their protection by spitting poison at potential grave robbers.
If there’s one thing she can’t stand, it’s noise. Graves and tombs must be utterly silent or she gets very cross. Archeologists into loud music are duly warned.
Article last updated on 31 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "MERETSEGER: Goddess of the Dead from Egyptian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 20 August 2014.