Goddess Bastet Sekhmet bust Bastet-Sekhmet bust, lion headed goddess, wearing the solar disk and adorned with a breastplate. Period: 18th dynasty

Goddess Bastet Sekhmet bust Bastet-Sekhmet bust, lion headed goddess, wearing the solar disk and adorned with a breastplate. Period: 18th dynasty

Statue Of The Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. A warrior goddess, Sekhmet also watched over childbirth and conferred blessings on children. The statue is located in The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York. Photo by Pigalle, via Flickr

Statue Of The Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. A warrior goddess, Sekhmet also watched over childbirth and conferred blessings on children. The statue is located in The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York. Photo by Pigalle, via Flickr

Heart amulet with human head Period: New Kingdom or Ramesside Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 or 21–22 Date: ca. 1550–710 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Heart amulet with human head Period: New Kingdom or Ramesside Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 or 21–22 Date: ca. 1550–710 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Reign: reign of Ramesses II

Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Reign: reign of Ramesses II

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE LION-HEADED GODDESS   LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.; the goddess Sekhmet was portrayed with a lion's head.

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE LION-HEADED GODDESS LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.; the goddess Sekhmet was portrayed with a lion's head.

Egyptian goddess Sekhmet - was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. Sekhmet also is a solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of the sun god Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bast. She bears the solar disk and the uraeus which associates her with Wadjet and royalty...

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Egyptian goddess Sekhmet - was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. Sekhmet also is a solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of the sun god Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bast. She bears the solar disk and the uraeus which associates her with Wadjet and royalty...

Game of Hounds and Jackals  Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb (CC 25), at bottom of shaft, Carnarvon/Carter 1910 Medium: Ebony, ivory

Game of Hounds and Jackals Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb (CC 25), at bottom of shaft, Carnarvon/Carter 1910 Medium: Ebony, ivory

Louvre Museum - Statue of the goddess Sekhmet. This colossal seated statue represents the goddess Sekhmet, "the powerful". Mane and hair meld together harmoniously beneath the solar disk and uraeus-cobra. A carved inscription on the front of the seat refers to "Amenophis III, beloved of the goddess"

Louvre Museum - Statue of the goddess Sekhmet. This colossal seated statue represents the goddess Sekhmet, "the powerful". Mane and hair meld together harmoniously beneath the solar disk and uraeus-cobra. A carved inscription on the front of the seat refers to "Amenophis III, beloved of the goddess"

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