Taweret, Late Period (ca. 712–332 b.c.) Egyptian Faience Taweret and other closely related goddesses were created from a blending of lion, hippo, crocodile, and human attributes. The three animals were some of the fiercest species found in ancient Egypt and combining their strengths produced a most potent deity and therefore amulet. Taweret's particular responsibility was the protection of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
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Milkman at work after a German raid, London, 9 October 1940. (Photo by Fred Morley)