ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES Scorpion Selket Serket Sculpture Hand Carved Stone BC

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Seller: history_of_egypt (19) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153584248776 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES Scorpion Selket Serket Sculpture Hand Carved Stone BC Item Description: SERKET - SELKET SERKET - SELKET: Serket (also known as Serqet, Selkis, and Selket) is an Egyptian goddess of protection associated with the scorpion. She was worshipped widely in Lower Egypt as a great Mother Goddess in the Predynastic Period (c. 6000- c. 3150 BCE) and so is among the older deities of Egypt. She is associated with healing, magic, and protection, and her name means "She Who Causes the Throat to Breathe". Her symbols are the scorpion, the Ankh, and the Was Sceptre, all of which convey her benevolent aspects. In the Predynastic Period, she was the protector of the Kings as evidenced by archaeological finds linking her by the name Serqet to the Scorpion Kings, defeated at some point around the reign of Narmer (c. 3150 BCE). During that period she was already closely associated with protection and her worship had grown from the Delta Region of Lower Egypt to the cities of Upper Egypt. SERKET - SELKET: She is the goddess of venomous creatures, most notably the scorpion, and is depicted as a beautiful woman, arms outstretched in a gesture of protection, with a scorpion on her head. The scorpion is purposefully shown without a stinger or claws to represent Serket's role as protector against venomous stings. Serket was eventually absorbed into the Cult of Horus where she became closely associated with death and the souls of the deceased. She was then known as "Lady of the Beautiful Tent" which referred to the tent of the embalmers. She is best known for her golden statue and the alabaster canopic jar from the Tomb of Tutankhamun. Size:(Approx) Height :6.5 cm / 2.55 inchwidth : 9 cm / 3.54 inchLength : 16 cm / 6.29 inchMaterial: HANDMAID Stone in Luxor EgyptObject: Egyptian StatueColor: As Shown in the PictureOrigin: EgyptCondition: Original ConditionShipping: DHL fast Shipping 4-12 days with track number - We Only Depend on the EXPRESS SHIPPINGItems Will Be Sent Out in 72 Hours After Your Payment Receiving.We Offer combine shipping deals.Payment:We Accept Paypal Only Feedback:Customer Satisfaction our main objective and we are always looking for the positive feedback from your respectful side.In case of dissatisfaction you are kindly requested to return the item with same condition to be replaced or refund the total payment. Condition: As Shown In pictures - Original Condition, Provenance: Luxor Egypt, Material: Stone

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