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Meretseger/Meresger

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"She who loves silence" - local goddess of the Valley of the Kings on the Western shore of the Nile at Thebes. She was worshipped by the workmen in the necropolis especially in the form of the mountain peak known as "Lady of the Peak" that dominates the valley. Meresger is also shown sometimes as a uraeus with a woman´s head, a woman with a snake's head or sometimes as a scorpion with a woman's head.


Main center of worship:

Valley of the Kings, Waset, 4th Nome, Upper Egypt

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Relief of the Royal Cup-Bearer Tja-wy
Meres[ger?] praise you [-------------] standing inside it and viewing [-------------I.
DIEUX EGYPTIENS
24. MERT...............................................24.
Die Schlange und ihre Verehrung in Ägypten in pharaonischer und
Schlangengestalt dargestellten Göttinnen Renenutet und Meretseger sind viele 28 Valbelle, Dominique, s.v. „Meresger“, LÄ IV, 79f.

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(Meresger) Meretseger, whose name means 'She who loves silence', is the Goddess of the Theban necropolis, the 'Valley of the Kings'.