Statues of Egyptian Goddess Unearthed

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March 13,2006 | CAIRO, Egypt -- An Egyptian-German archaeological team has discovered 17 statues of Sekhmet, an ancient Egyptian goddess with the head of a lioness and the body of a woman.

The statues, estimated to be about 3,000 years old, were found during restoration work on the temple of Amenhotep III, in the southern city of Luxor, Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said in a statement Sunday.

Last week, the team discovered six similar black granite statues depicting Sekhmet seated on a throne and holding the 'key of life' in her left hand. Two of those statues were broken, with only the lower parts found...

Sekhmet was considered the goddess of war and recovery.."


As if Hillary NEEDED any more encouragement, out of the past comes the lion-headed honey.


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