Selket, Serqet was the ancient Egyptian scorpion goddess of magic. As with other dangerous goddesses, she was both a protective goddess, and one who punished the wrong doers with her burning wrath. She could punish … Continue reading


Astarte was actually a warrior goddess of Canaan and Syria who is a Western Semitic counterpart of the Akkadian Ishtar worshipped in Mesopotamia. In the Egyptian pantheon to which she was officially admitted during the … Continue reading


Fetket was the butler of the sun god, Re, who provided the king with his drink supply. Hence, he is the ancient mythological equivalent of our bartender.