Amphisbaena (Αμφισβαινα) was a Libyan serpent-like creature. It had two heads, one at each end of its body. The heads appeared similar to a fennec fox.
"Nikandros (Nicander) asserts that the slough of the Amphisbaina (Amphisbaena) if wrapped round a walking-stick drives away all snakes and other creatures which kill not by biting but by striking."
-Aelian, On Animals - Greek Natural History C2nd - C3rd A.D.
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