|Goddess o fire, war, vengeance, healin, an medicine|
|Name in hieroglyphs||
|Major cult center||Memphis, Leontopolis|
|Symbol||Sun disk, reid linen|
|Siblings||Presumably Hathor, Bast, Serket, Shu an Tefnut|
In Egyptian meethology, Sekhmet // or Sachmis (//; an aa spelled Sakhmet, Sekhet, or Sakhet, amang ither spellins) wis oreeginally the warrior goddess as well as goddess o healin for Upper Egyp. She is depictit as a lioness, the fiercest hunter kent tae the Egyptians. It wis said that her breath furmed the desert. She wis seen as the pertector o the pharaohs an led them in warfare.
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- "Sekhmet". Dictionary.com. Random House. 2012.