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SekienJorogumo

Jorōgumo by Toriyama Sekien.

Jorogumo is a type of spider that gains magical powers after living 400 years.  In some tales, she plays the lute to lure people and then she ties them up with her spider webs and devours them.  In one place she is worshipped as a goddess who protects people from drowning.

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