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IMAGE number
WNF629150
Title
Seated figure of the goddess Sekhmet from the tomb of Tutankhamun
Description
Depicted as a woman with the head of a lioness, the goddess was daughter to Ra, wife to Ptah and mother to Nefertem As a lioness she takes the attributes of dangerous power but also of maternal instict Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian Period/ Date: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty c1336 - 1327 BC Place of Origin: West Thebes Material/ Size: Gessoed and gilded wood / Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Credit
Werner Forman Archive / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • archaeology
  • archeology
  • carter
  • egyptian
  • goddess
  • howard
  • myth
  • mythical
  • mythology
  • of
  • pharaonic
  • religion
  • tutankhamen
  • tutankhamon
  • war

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