Also known as Uadjit, Edjo
- Mythical Number: #3503
- Culture: Egyptian
- Attribute: Celestial
- Attribute: Reptilian
- Behaviour: Friendly
- Common Type: Egyptian Gods
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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