He is a Snake God with occasional scorpion tendencies. He’s used for fire insurance by those who believe snakes are immune to fire. He’s certainly fireproof as he travels with Sun God Ra through the Underworld each night.
There are rumors that he may have been assigned to guard a book of spells written by Thoth. But that may well have been a completely different massive Underworld Serpent. All we know about big serpents is that they all look too big to us.
Nehebkau Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: NEHEBKHAU, NEHEBU-KAU, Nebah-Ka
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Underworld
Area of expertise: Underworld
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 698
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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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