Vulture goddess, patron of pharaohs and Upper Egypt
Nekhbet, is a vulture goddess, who was orginally a patron Goddess of the city of Nekheb (El Kab), she later became the personification of Upper Egypt and one of the two goddesses who represented a unified Ancient Egypt. With Wadjet, she was known as the “Two Ladies”. She was usually depicted as a White Vulture and was depicted with Wadjet on the pharaoh’s double crown. The priestesses of Nekhbet were called muu (mothers) and wore robes of Egyptian vulture feathers.
Animals: White Vulture
Symbols: Vulture, White, Shen