Ancient Egyptian Demon Advent Calendar, Day 15: Hippo Shrew Snake

hippo snake knife thumb

Today’s demon is a strange composite demon from the Book of the Dead. Seems to be a cross between a hippopotamus, mouse (or shrew?) and a snake! Or is that just an odd hippo head… any thoughts?

Hippopotamus snake hybrid demon
Hippopotamus snake hybrid demon from the Book of the Dead (Photo: Felicitas Weber)


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