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Meaning "the House of Horus". In early times seen as the sky-goddess and mother of Horus, in the New Kingdom she was merged with Isis to become the same deity. Already in the Old Kingdom her cult center seems to have been in Dendera. During the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Mut is the mother of Khonsu and wife of Amun at Thebes. She can be traced back to the Middle Kingdom, but was probably worshipped earlier. She was depicted as a woman with a vulture skin on her head, together with the crown of Upper Egypt. Mut became the Eye...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Tefnut, meaning moisture like rain, dew and clouds, was according to myth created by the primeval god Atum of the Ennead in Heliopolis together with her brother Shu, air. With them duality started and the sexual cycle was begun. When Atum later was...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
'She who is rich in magic' or 'Great in magic'. A name used for various goddesses, especially Aset and Sekhmet, but she is also a deity in her own right, depicted as a snake or a woman with a lioness head. She was also considered the divine nurse of the king...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Goddess of war and battles, consort of Ptah. Hathor took Sekhmet's shape when she made war on men. Sekhmet is usually portrayed as a woman with the head of a lioness, sometimes brandishing a knife in an upraised hand. Her name means the powerful. Sekhmet's...
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Hogle Zoo lioness gives birth to 3 cubs
SALT LAKE CITY — The 2014 opening of African Savanna saw the arrival of four lions to Hogle Zoo — brothers Baron and Vulcan and sisters Nobu and Sela. Once Nobu and Sela were big enough, they were carefully introduced to Baron and Vulcan, and ...
Masai Mara lioness licks its wounds after getting porcupine quills in its rear
This lioness found itself in a prickly spot when she was unable to remove several sharp porcupine quills lodged in her backside.
Leashed lioness cub attacks 5-year-old boy
The boy was wearing a scarf that protected his neck from the lioness but was understandably shaken up by the attack. Zoo officials claim the boy was never in danger because the lioness didn't have fangs and this was the animal being playful not violent.
Lioness bats away lusty mate after he BITES her in the rear to get her in the mood
A lion suffered a rather humiliating rejection when a lioness stymied his attempts at mating with a slap.
Lioness shows her male partner who's boss when she spots a rival flirting with him
But behind every successful man there is a great woman - as this lioness proved when a rival love interest began snooping around her other half. The hilarious sequence of images were captured by 61-year-old Leon Botha, who was on holiday with friends ...

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