Sekhmet

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Sekhmet
Goddess o fire, war, vengeance, healin, an medicine
Sekhmet.svg
Sekhmet wi heid o lioness an a solar disk an uraeus on her heid
Name in hieroglyphs
S42 Aa1
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B1
Major cult center Memphis, Leontopolis
Symbol Sun disk, reid linen
Consort Ptah
Parents Ra
Siblings Presumably Hathor, Bast, Serket, Shu an Tefnut

In Egyptian meethology, Sekhmet /ˈsɛkˌmɛt/[1] or Sachmis (/ˈsækms/; also 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sekhmet". Dictionary.com. Random House. 2012.