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
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
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"