- Egyptian (culture)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
The cobra that is worn on the crown of Kings as a symbol of protection. It is the form of the goddess Edjo, or Uadjit. One story tells how Uraeus was left to guard a casket left by the sky god Ra. When Geb and his followers opened the casket Uraeus let out a powerful poisonous spray that killed the company and seriously injured Geb.
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