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Serqet (or Serket, or Selket) is the Goddess of scorpions in Ancient Egyptian myth. As the Goddess of scorpions She could prevent stings or cure them; She also protected against other venomous animals such as snakes.

As is the ancient Egyptian way, instead of considering Her someone to be feared, they brought Her fierce powers to their side as a protective Goddess, and in time She was associated with the so-called canopic jar that held the intestines of the deceased. She was eventually identified with Isis.

She is a very old Goddess, even for an Egyptian, likely dating back to the Naqada period, which originated around 3700 BCE (or earlier).

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