Also known as Uadjit, Edjo
- Egyptian (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Egyptian Gods (common type)
A cobra goddess from ancient Egyptian mythology. She was worshipped in pre-dynastic times and is seen in the form of a snake. She was the eye of the sun god Ra and would spit fire balls out at the King’s enemies. She also became an emblem coiled along the rim of Ra’s shield. She also featured on crowns to show sovereignty and protection for the King. Her symbol was Uraeus.
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Background Illustrations (Left top-bottom, right top-bottom): Medusa by Gonzalo Ordonez, Loch Ness Monster by dyb,
Basilisk by JustMick, Shuck by Serphire, Ts Um A Kas - Illustration of a rock painting (from Dover publications).