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Seshat

Seshat

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Your Field Guide to Spotting Seshat

Seshat tends to be where the words are. If you're in a library, a bookstore, or near a computer, don't be surprised if you see her out of the corner of your eye. She's a tall, very quiet lady who prefers to have something to read or watch to pass the time—and, of course, to help fill her daily report to Ra with. If you're interesting, she might stay around a while. Get reading, Shmoopers, so you have something good to chat about!

Sex: Female
Age: Adult
Build: Average
Complexion: Pale yellow (like all ancient Egyptian paintings of women)
Hair Color: Black
Facial Hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Gold collar and bracelets. She also carries a scribe's pen and ink pots, so she can write things down as they happen.
Clothing: A tight-fitting dress, usually white, with a leopard skin draped over one shoulder. She wears a seven-petaled flower with two cow's horns attached to a thin headband as a hat.
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: Words can be weapons. Biting rhetoric, right?

Typical Companions:
Thoth 
Anubis 
The pharaoh (when they stretch the cords at new building projects)

Known Hangouts:
Libraries and archives
Football games (lots of statistics to keep track of!)
Temples
Thoth's place

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