- Sachmet, Sakmet, Sakhet, Sekmet, Sakhmet and Sekhet
From Egyptian sḫmt (“Sekhmet”), in turn from sḫm (“to have control”) (compare sḫm jb (“violent”)).
- (Egyptian mythology) The goddess of death, war, violence, plague, and medicine; one of the "Eyes / Daughters of Ra", the consort of Ptah; depicted as having the head of a lioness.
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