Also known as Mafedet
- Middle Eastern (culture)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A goddess of both ancient Egypt and Mesopotamian beliefs. In Mesopotamian belief she has the body of a lion and the head of a snake but in Egypt she is in human form with a cats head and braided locks. She has deadly claws and wields a scythe. A single cut from her claws kills.
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