Sekhmet and Horus Group
This bronze group is a dedication depicting the Goddess Sekhmet, stood frontally and protected from the rear by the falcon god, Horus. Sekhmet, also spelled Sakhmet, in Egyptian mythology, is a goddess of war, the destroyer of the enemies of the sun god Re, and is associated both with disease and with healing and medicine. She is one of the oldest known Egyptian deities, here depicted a woman with the head of a lioness, on which is placed the solar disk and the uraeus serpent. They are traces of the surface gilding around the face of Sekhmet, which suggest that originally the whole piece would have been covered with a fine gold leafing.
- International Arts Exhibition No. 5
- Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, since 2020
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