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Wadjet's Relations with Other Deities

An reading of the Milky Way was that it was the serious snake, Wadjet, the protector of Egypt. In this interpretation she was nearly associated with Hathor and other early deities among the different views of the great mother goddess, including Mut and Naunet. The association with Hathor got her son Horus into  connexion also. The cult of Ra sucked most  of  Horus's traits  and included  the  certain eye of Wadjet that had shown her connection with Hathor. When discovered as the shielder of Ra, who was as well a sun deity affiliated with heat and fire, she was sometimes said to be effective to send fire onto those who might  attack,  just  as  the  cobra  spits  toxicant into  the  eyes  of  its oppositions. In this role she was addressed the Lady of Flame.

Wadjet-Bast, with a lioness head, the solar disk, and the cobra that represents
Wadjet (Picture source wikipedia Encyclopedia)
She later got identified with the war goddess of Lower Egypt, Bast, who moved  as another  design  symbolic  of  the  nation,  consequently  becoming Wadjet-Bast.  In  this  part, since  Bast  was  a  lioness,  Wadjet-Bast  was  often represented with a lioness head. After Lower  Egypt had  been  captured  by  Upper  Egypt  and  they  were unified, the lioness goddess of Upper Egypt, Sekhmet, was considered as the more hard of the two warrior goddesses. It was Sekhmet who was seen as the Avenger of Wrongs, and the Scarlet Lady, a address to blood, as the one with blood lust. She is depicted with the solar disk and Wadjet, yet.

Eventually, Wadjet's place as patron led to her being placed as the more powerful goddess Mut, whose cult had come  to  the  fore  in  connective  with  rise  of  the  cult  of  Amun, and  finally  being  engaged  into  her as  the Mut-Wadjet-Bast triad. When the pairing of deities occurred in later Egyptian myths, since she was related to the land, after the uniting of Lower and Upper Egypt she came to be considered of as the wife of Hapi, a deity of the Nile, which flowed finished the land. Wadjet is not  to  be  confused  with  the  Egyptian  demon Apep, who is also presented as a snake in Egyptian mythology.

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