Bronze seated Sekhmet. She is depicted as a lioness, her breath was associated with the hot winds of the desert. Her name meant "the mighty one" and she was associated with war and appropriate retaliation. Shown in a seated position with solar disc on head. Green patina with some earthen encrustations. 26th Dynasty. Late Kingdom.
663 - 525 BC
4 1/2" x 1 1/2"
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