ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES Scorpion Selket Serket Sculpture Hand Carved Stone BC

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Seller: lux_market (155) 99.1%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 254404411645 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 inch Payment: - We Accept PayPal Only - To Safe Your Money. Shipment : - We Provide the Best Fast Shipping Service from Egypt to the World using DHL each product has a tracking number.- We Offer Combine Shipping Select all Items you need and get special Discount. Returns : - Your Satisfication Is Our So For Any question please contact us and we promised our customer to do any thing to make them satisfied.-We refund you money after your return the piece at the same condition as shipped . Condition: - Perfect Condition as shown in pictures.- 100 % Egypt Luxor Hand Carved Stone. About Us: - We are 4rd generation family business specializing in Ancient Egyptian Rare Antiques ,Civilization and Ancient Art. Condition: As Shown in Pictures - Original Condition, Provenance: Luxor Egypt, Material: Stone

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