The Serpent Goddess, Goddess of Lower Egypt. She was also considered the Goddess of Childbirth and Protector of Children. She was shown as a cobra with the Deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt.

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Wadjet - The Serpent Goddess of Lower Egypt

Relief Wadjet Cobra Deshret
Relief of Wadjet, the Cobra with the Deshret or Red Crown, with Horus in a Lion's body, in the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Both Gods hold a Was scepter.egy. (662k)
Relief Wadjet Center Deshret
Relief of Wadjet (center, with the Deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt), Nekhbet (left, with the Hedjet, the White Crown of Upper Egypt), crowning Pharaoh Ptolemaios XII, and Haroeris (right, holding the Was scepter) in the Temple of Kom Ombo. (939k)

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