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Nefertem

Nefertem

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Home Mythology Nefertem Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Nefertem

You won't miss Nefertem. He'll be the best-looking guy you see all day. Or all of the rest of your life, for that matter. It's also highly likely you'll smell him before you see him. Like the god Amun, Nefertem lives in a cloud of permanent, sweet-smelling perfume. Hope you're not allergic!

Sex: Male
Age: Adult
Build: Perfect (No, really. It can't get any better.)
Complexion: In human form, perfect and red-brown, like all paintings of ancient Egyptian men. In lion form, Nefertem is a golden lion, or a man with a lion's head.
Hair Color: Black if he's wearing a wig; golden if he's in lion form.
Facial Hair: Every once in a while, a neatly trimmed beard or goatee.
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Nefertem's always wearing beautiful golden jewelry, and often has flowers in his hands or on his clothes, or even a giant lotus (actually a water lily, but called the "Egyptian lotus") stuck in a ribbon wrapped around his head. Sometimes there are two ostrich feathers or a round sun disk on top of the lotus. Fancy!
Clothing: Immaculately pressed white royal linen
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: Nefertem scares away anything evil with his pure perfection.

Typical Companions:

Khonsu, Imhotep, and Maahes
Sokar and Anubis

Known Hangouts:
Florists
The perfume counter in Neiman Marcus
Paris
Southern California (especially LA and Beverly Hills)
The red carpet
Emergency rooms

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