Ancient Egyptian Mythology

The Gods of Ancient Egypt...


Egyptian Protection Goddess

Also known as Maftet

Mongoose Goddess of Protection

Particularly helps against snakes and other venomous critters.

We assume her form is that of the African mongoose or ichneuman, although she could be a civet or an ocelot according to some naturalists. As nothing zaps snakes like a mongoose, we feel this would be the best beast on offer.

Mafdet also does a shift of meting out punishment to wrongdoers in the afterlife.

Mafdet Facts and Figures

Name: Mafdet
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Maftet

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2882

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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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