Egyptian Jewelry Sterling Lioness goddess Sekhmet ring
The Goddess of War
Birth Dates: July 29 - Aug 11, Oct 30 - Nov 7
Compatible Signs:Bastet, Geb
Corresponding Colours: green(male), turquoise (female)
She is the solar goddess, representing violence and war. They are very demanding towards others and themselves. Nevertheless, they are often endowed with people skills. The character is proud and stoical.
Woman with the head of a lioness
Her very Name means "She Who Is Powerful". Sekhmet personifies the aggressive aspects of the female forms of Netjer and acted as the consort to Ptah. However, it is believed that Sekhmet´s worship pre-dates that of Ptah by at least several hundred years.
Sekhmet is usually portrayed as a woman with the head of a lioness, but as the Daughter of the Netjer of the Sun, Ra. Sekhmet is closely linked to the Uraeus (Buto or Wadjyt) in Her role as the fire-breathing, ´Eye of Ra´. The pyramid texts themselves mention that the King or Pharaoh was conceived by Sekhmet, Herself