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Ancient Egyptian Demon Advent Calendar, Day 22: Miw

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Today’s demon is the aptly named cat-headed guardian, Miw.

Cat-headed guardian. Image courtesy of the Theban Mapping Project.

Cat-headed guardian. Image courtesy of the Theban Mapping Project.

This demon comes from Book of the Dead spell 145 and is the guardian of the twelfth gate. This image is from KV 14, a tomb that was originally for Tausert (Dynasty 19) but was reused by Setnakht (Dynasty 20).

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