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One of the fierce demons who endangered the dead person in the Egyptian underworld. He was a serpent with human arms and legs, unlike the female crocodile-lioness-hippopotamus Am-mut who devoured the souls of the condemned. Legend says that once Nehebkau was tamed by Re, he acted as a loyal servant of the sun god.

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