Figure Sekhmet. Egypt. Golden. H: 25 cm


Figure Sekhmet. Egypt. Golden. H: 25 cm

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Figure made of marble resin (resin + marble dust)
Reproduction of archaeological museums of the world models.
Gilded patina.
Decorative element of great beauty that evokes ancient cultures.

Egypt. Kingdom Piankhi. XXV dynasty, around 740-713 BC Original stone limestone. The Louvre Museum. Paris. The city of Memphis surrendered worship this goddess, daughter of the God Ra, the Sun Creator, and wife of Ptah, peaceful and quiet, protective God of artists. In Egypt was called "La Poderosa", "The Mistress", and its energy reached even to the Warriors, who also took as patron, Sekhmet is the goddess of war it. It represents the will and the strength of the soul. It symbolizes the fate, understood this as implementation of the law of cause and effect, i.e. running the land divine designs. His claws had fame reach to every man that invisibly to the law. Among the ancient Egyptians observation of the annual cycle of the Nile, with the River alternating with droughts, floods created the myth of the goddess. Shu, the spirit, and Thoth, the God of wisdom, went to look for the Eastern deserts of Nubia, where he lived, and they managed to appease her. The Leone of fire then took the character of diosa-gata bast, feline friendly, that it was who brought fertilizer floods of the Nile. In the piece here, standing, the Goddess Sekhmet has head of Leone, and his gaze with caret-shaped eyebrows give a fearsome and fierce. In his hand bears the Ankh, or "Key of life".

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