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Drawing: Nancy Ruddell; photo: CMC S98-3498

Selkis is usually depicted as a woman with a scorpion on her head, and her name means "the one who causes the throat to breathe". She is a protector of the hawk-headed canopic jar, and along with three other deities, Isis, Nephthys and Neith, guarded the royal coffins and canopic chests.

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