Gnostic Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Chnuphis

A fabulous beast in the form of a serpent with the head and mane of a lion and a corona of 7 or 12 rays. In some references, referred to as Chnuphis, Egyptian Chnoubis or Egyptian Chnoubis.
Gnostic Mythology