"She Who Dances on Blood"
Sekhmet - 'she who is powerful' - was an aggressive solar goddess, who was represented as a woman with the head of a lioness. She often had the sun disk displayed on her head. These photos show a wonderful seated black granite statue of Sekhmet at the entrance of the Temple of Millions of Years of Ramses III, at Medinet Habu. Sekhmet was closely associated with kingship and was seen as the patron of the pharaoh and in the Pyramid Texts was named as a parent of the pharaoh wh