Sekhmet – she who is powerful

I have been promising that I would cover this goddess for a long time and given that a few of my most recent blogs have been on topics of the feline variety why not make it a hattrick? This week I have delved into the mythology, meaning and worship of the feared lioness goddess Sekhmet… Continue reading Sekhmet – she who is powerful

Hippopotami in Ancient Egypt

This week I am exploring the relationship between ancient Egyptians and the hippopotamus, a creature that sadly no longer calls the Nile home disappearing in antiquity around ca.1550-107 BCE. The ancient Egyptians had a wary relationship to hippopotami and that is reflected in the stark distinction they made between the males and females. Ancient Egyptians… Continue reading Hippopotami in Ancient Egypt