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TAWERET

The Goddess of Childbirth from Egyptian Mythology


Hip hippo Goddess of Maternity and Childbirth

Very popular with those expecting a blessed event, she comes in the form of a pregnant hippopotamus. If you can believe this, just add breasts and a crocodile tail. (Make that several breasts — she was very well-endowed in that department.)

Possibly the wife of SEBEK, she protects women and children. Her alternative name Thoeris appears to mean 'Mistress of Talismans'. For added protection during maternity, put a picture of her on your pillow to keep the demons away.

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