66 statues of a lion-headed warrior goddess

March 13, 2017

German archaeologists excavating near Luxor, Egypt have uncovered numerous statues believed to be approximately 3,300 years old. Several of the statues are remarkably complete. They are believed to depict the goddess Sekhmet, but another statue possibly represents Amenhotep III. 

 

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The lion-headed goddess of war protecting a pharoah: Archaeologists discover 66 statues of Sekhmet buried to ward off evil from the temple of Amenhotep III 
By Cheyenne MacDonald 

March 8, 2017 

For Daily Mail.com

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