Type/Species: Great Serpent
Origin: Egyptian Mythology, The Pyramid Texts
In the Pyramid Texts (circa 2400 BC),  Denwen was an Egyptian serpent deity,  known from the times of the Old Kingdom.  The Egyptians shunned him because he posed a threat to all deities,  so powerful were his dragon-like abilities. 
Denwen possessed power over fire, and he could generate a fiery conflagration so powerful that it would destroy even the gods.  The dragon attempted this feat, but he failed to slaughter the deities,  because the spirit of the deceased king thwarted his attack. 
Denwen was an enormous serpent, surrounded by flame. 
- Denwen was an Egyptian serpent deity. 
- He was mentioned in the ancient Pyramid Texts,  circa 2400 BC.
- The Egyptians shunned him. 
- The deceased king stopped the dragon's attempt to destroy the gods with fire [1,2]
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