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Snake Terms

In Egypt Apep was a snake-demon of the underworld, who tried to stop Ra on his nightly journey through the land of the west.
The four primeval goddesses of the Ogdoad -
Naunet (water), Amaunet (invisibility), Hauhet (infinity) and Kauket (darkness) -
were also snake goddesses.
 
There was a snake god called Nehebkaw who was depicted as a man with the head and tail of a snake. Quoted from Website Animals and the Gods of Ancient Egypt.
 
In India snakes are called sarpa or naga and are seen as children of Kasyapa and Kadru.
 
China People born in the Year of the Snake share certain characteristics. The Snake Sign is an abbreviated way of characterizing that individual’s personality. Following are features associated with the Sign of the Snake. Sixth in order, Chinese name—SHE, sign of the sagacity
Hour—9am-10:59am
Month—May
Western Counterpart—Taurus
CHARACTERISTICS Acute, Aware, Cunning, Proud, Vain, Vicious
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