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Meretseger
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D21
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W11
D21
B1I12
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"She Who Loves Silence"
Meretseger
Period of
worship
New Kingdom
Cult center Theban Necropolis, Deir el-Medina
Titles "Lady of the West"
"Lady of the Necropolis"
"Lady of the Peak"
Symbol(s) Cobra
Association Protection, the dead, tomb builders
Appearance Therianthrope, cobra
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Hathor

Meretseger is an ancient Egyptian cobra-goddess in charge with guarding and protecting the vast Theban Necropolis — on the west bank of the Nile, opposite of Thebes — and especially the heavily guarded Valley of the Kings. Her cult was typical of the New Kingdom.

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