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CMC PCD 2001-310-052

Sekhmet is depicted as a woman with a lion's head wearing a sun disk and a uraeus (cobra). She was an important goddess in the Theban capital during the New Kingdom. Her name means "she who is powerful", and as such, she personifies the aggressive aspects of female deities.

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