When we say striking we mean it. She is a deity in the form of a giant cobra.
Snake deities can either be nice or nasty. Actually this one is both. Mostly she is a beneficial protection deity who once looked after the infant Horus in the swamps as he was hidden from his uncle Set.
But she can also be a spiteful spitter. She has her own coiled snake which is trained to spit poison at whomsoever she directs. This may be good or bad for you – she can protect you from enemies – or the enemy might be you. Do not put your boots on until you have checked inside them.
Wadjet Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Buto, Edjo, Uadjet, Uadjit, Udjo, Uto, Wadjyt
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Snakes
Area of expertise: Snakes
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2557
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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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