Sekhmet – Egyptian Vampire Queen

Author Lyn Gibson

Sekhmet – Egyptian Vampire Queen

sekhmet   Sekhmet was know in ancient Egypt as a fierce warrior goddess, the healer, the hunter and the protector of the Pharaohs.  Her following was so dominant throughout the land that the PharaohAmenhemhat I moved the capital of Egypt to Itjtawy.  Itjtawy would erect an enormous temple in the name of Sekhmet where various holidays, rituals and daily sacrifices would be held in her honor.  The city was said to have had thousands of statues erected in her honor as well over 700 in one funerary temple alone.

According to writings found in the tomb of Seti, Sekhmet was said to be the daughter of Ra,  An ancient legend tells of the end of Ra’s rule on earth.  Ra sends Sekhmet to destroy all humans that had conspired against him.  The legend states that Sekhmet’s blood lust…

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