Saturday 23rd November is the Egyptian celebration Khoiak and Nehebkau on Friday 29th November. The Egyptian Year was split into three seasons (divided into 4 months of 30 days), commencing with Akhet in early August, then Peret from late November to early April and Shomu from early April until mid July. Khoiak was a sombre celebration to complete the first season; later associated with the death of Asar (Osiris). However, it was followed closely by Nehebkau - marking the start of the next season Peret - and was seen as a kind of rebirth process.
Friday 29th November is the Egyptian celebration Nehebkau, which literally meant 'he who unites the Kas'; the Ka being the body double which we might interpret as spirit or soul. See the upstretched arm Ka image to left, illustrated by Peter Lomas.
Nehebkau was depicted in the form of a snake with arms and legs and occasionally wings! He was yet another Deity associated with protection and magic.
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