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Lion-headed Goddess Sekhmet, Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt

The Lady of Slaughter - the goddess Sekhmet Relief from the Temple of Kom Ombo

Statue of Amenemhat III Detail of statue of Amenemhat III in the Shape of a Sphinx-This statue of Amenemhat III was carved in the shape of a sphinx; joining a human head with a lion’s body. This particular statue was part of a larger group of statues of the king, which were probably placed in the temple of Bastet, the cat goddess, at Bubastis in the Delta.

Detail of statue of pharaoh Amenemhat III in the shape of a Sphinx. This particular statue was part of a larger group of statues of the king, which were probably placed in the temple of Bastet, the cat goddess, at Bubastis in the Delta.

Sefkhet-Abwy (Sashet, Sesheta) is an Egyptian Goddess of writing, as well as temple libraries Also called: Ba'alath, Belit, Baltis, Baaltis, and Ba'alat Gebal, "Lady of Byblos". The Romans knew Her by Byblos Goddess of knowledge The Greeks knew her by the name of Kypris she is Goddess of libraries, knowledge, and geomancy, among other things. Spell 10 of the Coffin text states “Seshat opens the door of heaven for you”. she is assocated with cannabis

Seshat – Goddess of writing and esoteric wisdom. This relief in the Amun temple at Luxor dates from around 1250 BCE and shows Seshat, the goddess of temple geometry and scribal arts

Sekhmet, Déesse lionne, qui provoquait la chaleur et les épidémies meurtrières, et éliminait les ennemis de Rê car elle représentait la fureur destructrice du soleil.

Leonid headed Nefertem, in the Nefertem Chapel at the Abydos (ancient Abtu) temple, ancient Egypt.

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ancientart: “ Ancient Egyptian relief of Horus with the body of a lion in the Temple of Kom Ombo.

Relief plaque with ram's head from a god's figure |  Period:     Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date:     400–30 B.C.

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished piece. This week, Brooklyn-based artist Clement

The Triad of Menkaure":  Menkaure, Het-Hert (seated), and Nome Goddess, the Valley Temple of the King at Giza, Old Kingdom (4th Dynasty), now in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Photo from Schultz and Seidel's Egypt: World of the Pharoahs, p. 330.

The Triad of Menkaure: Menkaure, Het-Hert (seated), and Nome Goddess, the Valley Temple of the King at Giza, Old Kingdom Dynasty) - Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Hathor headed columns in Dendera.'    	The columns in the outer hypostyle hall (or pronaos) Photo Mick Palarczyk.

*EGYPT ~ Hathor headed columns in Dendera.' The columns in the outer hypostyle hall (or pronaos) Photo Mick Palarczyk.

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