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Seller: luxor.stone (99) 98.7%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 323166065939 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN EGYPT RARE ANTIQUE SEKHMET GOD STATUE GODDESS CARVED STONE 1403–1365 BCInformation About This Item:SEKHMETSekhmet (Sakhmet) Is One of the Oldest Known Egyptian Deities. Her Name Is Derived from the Egyptian Word "Sekhem" (Which Means "Power" or "Might") and Is Often Translated as the "Powerful One" or "She Who Is Powerful". She Is Depicted as a Lion-Headed Woman, Sometimes with the Addition of a Sun Disc on Her Head. Her Seated Statues Show Her Holding the Ankh of Life, but When She Is Shown Striding or Standing She Usually Holds a Sceptre Formed from Papyrus (The Symbol of Northern or Lower Egypt) Suggesting That She Was Associated Primarily with the North. However, Some Scholars Argue That the Deity Was Introduced from Sudan (South of Egypt) Where Lions Are More Plentiful.She Was Often Closely Associated with Hathor (The Goddess of Joy, Music, Dance, Sexual Love, Pregnancy and Birth). in This Partnership, She Was Seen as the Harsh Aspect of the Friendly Hathor. a Temple Was Constructed by Amenemhet Ii to Sekhmet-Hathor at Kom El Hisn (Imau in the Western Delta) in Which She and Hathor Are Referred to as the "Mistress of Imau". Imau Was Situated near a Branch of the Nile That Has Since Shifted Eastwards, but in Ancient Times the Town Was Right on the Edge of the Desert on the Route to the Libyan Frontier. Clearly It Was Hoped That Sekhmet Would Protect the Border.Sekhmet's Main Cult Centre Was in Memphis (Men Nefer) Where She Was Worshipped as The Destroyer" Alongside Her Consort Ptah (The Creator) and Nefertum (The Healer).Sekhmet Was Represented by the Searing Heat of the Mid-Day Sun (In This Aspect She Was Sometimes Called "Nesert", the Flame) and Was a Terrifying Goddess. However, for Her Friends She Could Avert Plague and Cure Disease. She Was the Patron of Physicians, and Healers and Her Priests Became Known as Skilled Doctors. as a Result, the Fearsome Deity Sometimes Called the "Lady of Terror" Was Also Known as "Lady of Life". Sekhmet Was Mentioned a Number of Times in the Spells of the Book of the Dead as Both a Creative and Destructive Force, but Above All, She Is the Protector of Ma'at (Balance or Justice) Named The One Who Loves Ma'at and Who Detests Evil.Note: Dear Buyer / This Statue Is Very Distinctive. I Do Not Sell You an Artifact, but I Sell a Piece of Pharaonic Carved Stone in the Desert of the Egyptian City of Luxor Since 1940 Is a Very Unique Pieces, as I Collect the Old Pieces Very Distinctive I Deal Honestly with All My Customers Are Not Like Others I Hope You Understand It Well Before Buying and Welcome Any Questions About This Item at Any Time I Wish Good Luck to AllI Guarantee That the Item Will Be Shipped in a Legal Manner According to Your Country's Rules and Policies and That I Will Take Care That Any Necessary Permits Will Be Arranged .WE ONLY DEPEND ON THE EXPRESS SHIPPINGHeight: / 10.23.inchBottom Circumference: / 3.74x1.77.inchWeight: 850.gram / 30.ozColor: As You Can See in Picture - BlackCondition: Good Condition Stone Type: Basalt Stone in Luxor Egypt Shipping: DHL Fast Shipping 3-10 DAYS with Tracking Number Ready to Ship Your Orders Within 1-2 Business Days After the PaymentItems in Original Condition100% Stone in Luxor Egypt IF YOU ARE A HOBBYIST WHO HAS ACQUIRED EVERYTHING THAT IS RARE AND OLD AND VERY VALUABLE, YOU CAN FOLLOW UP ON MY POSSESSIONS Thank You for Looking and the Best of Luck Condition: Good Condition As You Can See in Picture,Please Read the Description Below, Material: Stone, Provenance: Luxor Egypt

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