EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY

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NEKHABED

Egyptian Protection Goddess

Also known as NEKHBET

Vulture-headed Royal Protection Goddess

Curiously she has the job of suckling royal children. Perhaps it avoids any crying over spilt milk. She also has the duty of protecting the Pharaoh in battle using her full vulture form.

Crows and ravens are bad enough, but a Battle Vulture? On the other hand she’s on very good terms with her striking cobra sister WADJET.

NEKHABED FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NEKHABED
Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Protection
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NEKHBET
Popularity index : 13668
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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Nekhabed: Egyptian Goddess of Protection." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 01 Nov. 2013. Web. 20 September 2014.

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