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Sekhmet
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...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Sekhmet
Sekhmet, her consort Ptah and their son Nefertem made up the Memphite Triad. Her name meant "the mighty one" and she was associated with war and appropriate retaliation and was said to have an awesome appeareance, her weapons being arrows 'with...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Egyptian Amulets
 Amulets are magic objects which are carried on the person. The Egyptian words that refer to these objects are "sa" and "mkt" which are used for protective objects alone and "wedjet" which is used to refer to talisman as well....
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Bast
Cat-headed goddess who in early times also connected to Sekhmet, Tefnut, Atum (her father) and Mut. Via Mut she is also connected to Amun and in the Old Kingdom she is found depicted together with Het-Hert. She did not become associated with the cat until ca...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Hathor/Het-Hert
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

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Sekhmet – Obra Obosom (Menstruation Goddess)
Sekhmet. Sekhmet – Obra Obosom. (Menstruation Goddess).
Sekhmet – Obra Obosom (Menstruation Goddess)
1. Sekhmet. Sekhmet – Obra Obosom.
Sekhmet – Obra Obosom (Menstruation Goddess)
Lion & Serpent
Prayer to Sekhmet, by Soror Viktoria . . O SEKHMET, DESTROYER OF THE INESSENTIAL,.
Words of Wisdom for Building to Eternity: An Interview with African
2010 by Sekhmet Ra Em Kht Maat and answered May 13, 2010 by Linda James Myers. Sekhmet Ra Em Kht Maat (cmcallister@unomaha.

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The Whitechapel Challenge – Redesigning SeKhmet
SeKhmet, Egyptian warrior-goddess. The quality of the entrants speaks for itself. I've (very painfully) picked five of my favourites, but readers may very well disagree that they're the best.
The Virgo Cat
Tune in to Turin
Downstairs are dozens of giant, up-lit statues of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet, and the entire contents of a tomb or two.
Le Zodiaque de DENDERAH : tout le savoir Astronomique des Anciens Egyptiens
Il prête son image à la déesse Sekhmet. On la représente tenant un épis de blé, évoquant la mise à mort du dieu agraire Osiris, le blé (symbole d'Osiris), la victime du "Malin", Seth.
Entrevista al presidente del Grupo Medieval Clan Darak
Valagan (acero poderoso), Uruloki (dragón) Umenghol (muralla de piedra), Sekhmet (la poderosa) o Rosethuil (rocio de primavera) entre otros, son los nombres con los que nos llamamos cuando realizamos reuniones o eventos.

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Sekhmet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gods of Ancient Egypt: Sekhmet
Sekhmet (Sakhmet) is one of the oldest known Egyptian deities.
Sekhmet
Sekhmet is the lion-headed solar goddess of the Egyptian pantheon, and the Crone aspect of the trinity of Hathor-Bast-Sekhmet.
All Things Sekhmet
From this “Sekhmet” face, only FIRE gets out of me and that s all right. This is no time for tenderness or smooth sailing.
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology - Sekhmet
Sekhmet. (Sekhet, Sakhmet, Nesert). Symbols: lioness, cobra, Udjat (Eye of Horus) Sekhmet was the lioness-headed goddess of war and destruction.

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