Spell (image) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Share Print E-Mail Caption Spell from the Egyptian pyramid text states in a Semitic language, but written in hieroglyphics: "Utterance of rir-rir mother snake, mother snake." The words "rir-rir" refer to the drivel, the venom of the snake. Credit None Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.