Reret
Reret

Pantheon: Egyptian
Titles: The Great Cow, Mistress of the Horizon
Alternate Names/Spellings:
Gender: Female

Reret is the personification of the constellation Draco, which the ancient Egyptians believed looked like a hippo. She is a protector of the sun.

In art Reret appears as a hippo with large breasts and a swollen stomach. She may be holding a mooring post that is shaped like a crocodile to which a rope may be attached. At the other end of the rope is usually a constellation shaped like an ox.

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