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Statue of Sekhmet found in Luxor

A 3,000-year-old statue of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet has been unearthed at Luxor. "They are of great artistic quality" Sourouzian said of the statues, which were found in four parts, including three busts and one headless torso, in the Kom El-Hettan archaeological area on Luxor's west bank. Sourouzian oversees the work of

Egyptians statues uncovered in Luxor

Statues of Sekhmet and a partial statues of Amenhotep III have been found in Luxor, Egypt. The discovered statues include 3 full statues of Goddes Sekhmet with a lioness head and holding in her right hand an Ankh. As wells an upper part of a statue, lower part of another and

Granite busts of lioness goddess unearthed in Luxor

Two black granite busts depicting Sekhmet, a lioness goddess, have been unearthed in Luxor. The European-Egyptian archaeological mission headed by famed Egyptologist Horig Sourouzian unearthed two busts of the lioness goddess Sekhmet at the north-eastern side of the pillar halls of King Amenhotep III's temple at Kom El-Hitan on Luxor's west

Statues of Egyptian lioness goddess unearthed at Luxor

14 black granite statues depicting Sekhmet, the Egyptian lioness goddess, have been found in the funeral temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Sekhmet was believed to be a protective goddess as she was also the goddess of war and destruction. "Some Egyptologists," pointed out Ibrahim, "believe that king Amenhotep constructed a large

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