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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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A woman's decision to post her feelings of Black Power and hatred of White people and cops has led to her arrest. Latausha Nedd, aka, Eye Empress Sekhmet, posted a series of YouTube videos that caused the FBI, the U.S.
German archaeologists find 2 statues of goddess Sekhmet in southern Egypt
A group of German archaeologists found two statues of Sekhmet, the Ancient Egyptian goddess of war and destruction, during work at a dig in the ruined city of Luxor, in southern Egypt, the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry reported Sunday.

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Sekhmet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sekhmet's name comes from the Ancient Egyptian word "sekhem" which means " power or might". Sekhmet's name suits her function and means "the (one who ...
Gods of Ancient Egypt: Sekhmet - Ancient Egypt Online
Sekhmet (Sakhmet) is one of the oldest known Egyptian deities. Her name is derived from the Egyptian word "Sekhem" (which means "power" or "might") and is ...
Sekhmet - Crystainks
In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet (also spelled Sachmet, Sakhet, Sekmet, Sakhmet and Sekhet; and given the Greek name, Sacmis), was originally the warrior ...
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology - Sekhmet
Symbols: lioness, cobra, Udjat (Eye of Horus) Cult Center: Memphis Myths: "the Story of Re". Sekhmet was the lioness-headed goddess of war and destruction.
Egyptian Gods: Sekhmet - Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
Sekhmet is the Egyptian goddess of the sun, war, destruction, plagues and healing. She is one of the oldest deities and one of the most powerful. She is a ...

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