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cobra goddess of ancient Egypt

Predynastic, Early Dynastic, and Old Kingdom periods

by Sally B. Johnson

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Published by Kegan Paul International, Distributed by Routledge, Chapman & Hall in London, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Cobras -- Religious aspects.,
    • Goddesses, Egyptian.,
    • Cobras in art.,
    • Egypt -- Antiquities.,
    • Egypt -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-276).

      StatementSally B. Johnson ; drawings by Victoria Solia.
      SeriesStudies in Egyptology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2450.C62 J64 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1882315M
      ISBN 100710302126
      LC Control Number90043046


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The Cobra Goddess & the Chaos Serpent: in Ancient Egypt, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. The cobra was a significant royal symbol in ancient Egypt. A rearing cobra, hood flared, ready to strike, was drawn and sculpted as an image called a uraeus, which refers to protection.

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Cobra Goddesses are numerous in Egypt. The most prominent is Wadjet, the Cobra goddess of ancient Egypt book One. She is the tutelary Deity of Lower Egypt and one of the Two Ladies Who represent the Two Lands of Egypt.

The Harvest Goddess, Renenutet, is a Cobra Goddess, as is Meretseger, She Who Loves Silence, the Goddess Who presided over the Theban necropolis. 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 authority in ancient Egypt.

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It is not surprising then that there were over 2, deities in the Egyptian of these deities' names are well known: Isis, Osiris, Horus, Amun, Ra, Hathor, Bastet, Thoth, Anubis, and Ptah while many others less more famous gods became state deities while others were associated Author: Joshua J.

Mark. The species of cobra represented as cobra goddess of ancient Egypt book uraeus is the Naja haje. Meaning: According to the Story of Re, the first uraeus was created by the goddess Isis who formed it from the dust of the earth and the spittle of the sun-god.

The uraeus was the instrument with which. Meretseger is the ancient Egyptian goddess of the Valley of the Kings, the primordial necropolis in Thebes where pharaohs were entombed especially during the New lived by nearby pyramid-shaped mountains overlooking the tomb.

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Above are two more gorgeous cobra goddesses flanking a praising figure (jAy "He Who Praises") in the Book of the Earth (tomb of Ramesses VI.)Josh Roberson has recently published a book on the subject of the entire fascinating and complex composition.

In this specific vignette, the cobra on the right is called nsr.t "Flame" and the one on the left is called wps.t " She Who Burns.".

An exhaustive study of one of the most enduring symbols of Egyptian art: the cobra (Uraeus). In ancient Egypt the divine cobra was a protective, beneficent, and nurturing symbol that was consistently associated with Horus, the King.

This richly illustrated volume ranges from the Predynastic ( BCE) to the end of the Old Kingdom ( BCE). Cobra goddess of ancient Egypt. London ; New York: Kegan Paul International ; New York, NY, USA: Distributed by Routledge, Chapman & Hall, (DLC)   In spite of being a snake goddess, she was significantly accepted because of her anti-harmful nature.

She was accepted in the common mass of ancient Egypt in such a way that in the later period, she came in association with the idea of fate and destiny.

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Serqet (Selket, Serket, Selqet, Selkit, Selkis) was a ancient Egyptian scorpion goddess. She was generally viewed as a protective goddess, but also had her darker side.

Serqet was thought to have power over venomous snakes and scorpions, like Meretseger and Isis. It was thought that she could protect a person from venomous bites, and also that. 2 The Cambridge Ancient History Part 01 - The Middle East and the Aegean Region, c.

Even the cobra goddess, Wadjet, had a lioness form when she was identified as the Eye of Ra. Mut, too, had a lioness form when she was showing her more war-like side.

The son of Bast or Sekhmet (there was confusion over the motherhood of this god in ancient times), Nefertem, was a lion-headed sun god of the lotus, healing and perfume. Renenutet (also known as Termuthis, Ernutet, Renenet) was a cobra goddess from the Delta area.

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The ruler of Upper Egypt wore a white crown featuring a vulture (representing the goddess Nekhbet). The ruler of Lower Egypt wore a red crown, which featured a cobra (representing their goddess Wadjet).

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The. The Cobra Goddess of Ancient Egypt (Kegan Paul, ). Meeks, Dimitri and Favard–Meeks, Christine, trans. Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods (Cornell Univ.

Press, ). Mercatante, A.S. The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend (Facts on File, ). Roberts, Alison. Meretseger - Cobra-goddess of tomb builders and protector of royal tombs. Meretseger ("she who loves silence") is a Cobra-goddess of tomb builders and protector of royal tombs.

She was connected with al-Qurn, the pyramid-shaped peak in the Valley of the Kings. She was the patron deity of the workers in Deir el-Medina who built the tombs.

The pictures of Ra in ancient Egyptian art are found in tombs, temples, manuscripts and hieroglyphics, artefacts and relics of ancient Egypt. This is how he was shown in the ancient drawings.

He was often shown holding the Ankh, the key of life, which represented eternal life and the ‘Was Scepter’ a symbol of great power and authority. Sekhmet – A lioness goddess, both destructive and violent and capable of warding off disease, protector of the pharaohs who led them in war, the consort of Ptah and one of many forms of the Eye of Ra.

Tefnut – Goddess of moisture and a member of the Ennead; Wadjet (Uatchit) – A cobra goddess, the tutelary deity of Lower Egypt. Cobra Goddess of Ancient Egypt: Predynastic, Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom Periods (New) by Johnson, Sally B.

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