Sekhmet Bust Ornament

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A sturdy bust ornament of the ancient Egyptian goddess Sekhmet.

This ornament is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.  

The ornament is made in Egypt.

In ancient Egypt, Sekhmet was worshipped as the goddess of war and disease and was typically portrayed with the head of a lioness and wearing a sun disc headdress, symbolic of her power and status as daughter of the sun god Ra. Alongside the association with her destructive powers, Sekhmet was also seen as a protective goddess, and was often prayed to for healing and cure from disease.

An elegant history-inspired home decoration.

  • Product Code: CMCN541060
  • Product Weight: 0.38Kg
  • Dimensions: H11 x W4.5 x L5cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg

A sturdy bust ornament of the ancient Egyptian goddess Sekhmet.

This ornament is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.  

The ornament is made in Egypt.

In ancient Egypt, Sekhmet was worshipped as the goddess of war and disease and was typically portrayed with the head of a lioness and wearing a sun disc headdress, symbolic of her power and status as daughter of the sun god Ra. Alongside the association with her destructive powers, Sekhmet was also seen as a protective goddess, and was often prayed to for healing and cure from disease.

An elegant history-inspired home decoration.

  • Product Code: CMCN541060
  • Product Weight: 0.38Kg
  • Dimensions: H11 x W4.5 x L5cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg
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