- Egyptian (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Egyptian Gods (common type)
A Dwarf god of Egyptian mythology who protects children during childbirth. He has a lion’s mane and ears, carries a lion’s tale and wields a sword. Sometimes he is shown wearing panther skin. He also guarded the homes of married couples from scorpions and snakes if his emblem was adorned in their house.
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