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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 08 January 2018

Sekhmet, the Lion-goddess, 1300 BCE, Egypt. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap pro from AutoDesk.

Sekhmet is a warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert.

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APA Style

Marchal, G. (2018, January 08). Sekhmet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Marchal, Geoffrey. "Sekhmet." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 08, 2018.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Sekhmet." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Jan 2018. Web. 16 Jul 2024.