Serket

Also known as Selki, Selket, Serket Hetyt.

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  • Egyptian Egyptian (culture)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)
  • Egyptian Gods Egyptian Gods (common type)

A scorpion goddess of life and death form the ancient Egyptian beliefs. Her full name ‘Serket Hetyt’ means ‘She who makes the throat breathe’. She is involved in the embalming process and helps guide souls across the treacherous path into the afterlife. Sometimes she is shown to have one head of a lion facing the front with a crocodiles head from behind on a human body. She also protected people from the stings of scorpions.

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