Sekhmet

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Sekhmet with head of lioness and a solar disk and uraeus on her head
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EtymologyEdit

From Egyptian sḫmt ‎(Sekhmet), in turn from sḫm ‎(to have control) (compare sḫm jb ‎(violent)).

Proper nounEdit

Sekhmet

  1. (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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