Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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Egyptian Dead Goddess

Also known as Mertseger

Cobra Goddess of Thebes

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.

Meretseger Facts and Figures

Name: Meretseger
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mertseger

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

In charge of: the Dead
Area of expertise: The Dead

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3238

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

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