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Uadjet/Wadjyet
Uadjet, Wadjet, Uajyt or Edjo, goddess of Buto, "the papyrus-colored one", meaning "the green one", which was a general name for the cobra, the uraeus, her sacred animal. Later she was connected to the ichneumon. In one Pyramid Text it is...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Tefnut/Tefnet
Tefnut, meaning moisture like rain, dew and clouds, was according to myth created by the primeval god Atum of the Ennead in Heliopolis together with her brother Shu, air. With them duality started and the sexual cycle was begun. When Atum later was...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Geb/Seb
As one of the Heliopolitan Ennead, Geb is a cosmic deity and the eldest child of Shu. The union of Geb with his twin sister Nut produced the deities of the myth of Isis, Osiris, Set and Horus. As earth-god and presiding judge of the divine tribunal of the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Meretseger/Meresger
"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...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Egyptian Serpent Power - Words and Images of Joan Lansberry
The snake makes its earliest appearance in depictions of the uraeus - the rearing cobra on the king's (and the queen's) brow – no later than the reign of Den, ...
fulltext.pdf (903.2Kb) - Digital Collections at Texas State University
The triple uraeus is unique to Cleopatra's image and is used as one of the main. 7 Grant ... triple uraeus represents the triple rule of Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VII, and ...
Winged serpents in Isaiah's inaugural vision - Godawa
In ancient Egypt the erect cobra or uraeus standing on its coil was the symbol of royalty — whether of the pharaoh or of the gods.7. The sun disk of Horus-Re, the  ...
The Khepresh Crown of Pharaoh
uraeus serpent, but it was represented in more complex versions as well. To lhese crowns were sometimes added ram horns, fealhers. a sun disk.
Mummification
gold—the double cobras (B), a vulture (C), and a winged uraeus (snake) with a woman's ... Wadjet, who could also be represented as a vulture and uraeus.

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Cleveland Museum of Art Opens Massive Ancient Egypt Exhibition
The next gallery, Symbols of Power, showcases the objects representing the pharaoh's power, including the uraeus (the iconic rearing, spitting cobra), the crook and flail and images of royal crowns.
A glimpse of Ancient Egypt can be seen at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 'Pharoah'
The Symbols of Power gallery presents objects of the pharaoh's power - the crook and flail, the uraeus (a spitting, rearing cobra) and images of royal crowns - as well as representations of the king wearing or wielding them.
Uraeus blanc, promesses tenues
Issu d'une génétique exceptionnelle, Uraeus blanc, né et élevé dans le parc de Xavier Cerf, nourrissait de solides ambitions, sportives et sur le plan ... Abonnez-vous à l'Est Républicain pour lire cet article. s'abonner.
Black Metal Friday: Spektralaeon "Deviant Scion"
The EP was written, recorded, produced, mixed, and mastered by sole member Uraeus with guest Sean Currington contributing some lead guitar work. The first single from the project is entitled “Deviant Scion” and it showcases Spektralaeon's brand of ...
Ghost Horizon Streaming Debut "Astral Possession" EP
"Uraeus and I are extremely pleased to present our debut release 'Astral Possession' in it's entirety.

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Uraeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra (asp, serpent, or snake), used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity, and divine authority in ...
Uraeus - Snake - DNA - Crystalinks
Uraeus. Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian spitting cobra (asp, serpent, or snake), used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity, and divine ...
The Uraeus Cobra Symbol *** - Egyptian Gods
Visit the world of the Ancient Egyptians and discover facts about the Uraeus, the cobra symbol. Fascinating facts and information about the Uraeus, the rearing ...
Egyptian Symbols: Uraeus - Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
The uraeus or the rearing cobra is another important sign of royal regalia in ancient Egypt. It is usually seen on headdresses, crowns and the brow of statues of ...
Uraeus - Ancient Egypt
Uraeus. Uraeus, The cobra was a deadly snake that lived in ancient Egypt. The cobra was often used as a decoration on the pharaoh's clothing and furniture.

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