Winged serpents were placed as guardians over Pharaohs. The feathered serpent is most often associated with rulers and kings or queens, as protectors or guardians. The image is a symbol of “divine authority”. The winged serpent could be Wadjet, the Lower Egyptian goddess who was patron and protector of Lower Egypt. In this tomb, Wadjet is probably shown to be protecting an important King or Pharoh or Queen.

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