Sekhmet: Lioness of Egypt Picture

A print of my painting of Sekhmet.

In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess of Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare.

I gave her an almost golden royal color, gave her the fierce color red to accent her with the solar disc behind her head. I wanted her to look strong, deadly, beautiful and graceful.

I had to touch up a few areas for the print as paint on canvas doesn't often photo well. I still think the original painting is far more brilliant then a print will ever be.

The original is still being sold for $60 canadian, and I'll offer this copy as a DA print. (sorry about the watermark. I adore this image, and would be very deeply saddened if I found it stolen)
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