- Egyptian (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Egyptian Gods (common type)
The goddess of war from Egyptian mythology. Sekhmet had the body of a human but the head of a lioness. She is the daughter of the sun god Ra and is known as ‘The Powerful One.’
She is sometimes depicted with the Ankh symbol of life in her hands. She protects Ra when he fears that man will conquer him. She creates pools of blood to terrify the people and make the water undrinkable. She is also known to ward of pestilence and she has skills in healing, magic and art.
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