Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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NEKHBET

Egyptian Protection Goddess

Also known as Nekhabet, Nekhebet, Nekhebit

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.

Nekhbet Facts and Figures

Name: Nekhbet
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Nekhabet, Nekhebet, Nekhebit

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: 909

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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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