Ancient Egyptian faience Sekhmet amulet on a base. The lioness Goddess was worshiped in Memphis as the wife of Ptah; created by Ra from the fire of his eyes as a creature of vengeance to punish mankind for his sins; later, was transformed into a peaceful Goddess of pleasure and happiness - Bast. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC

Ancient Egyptian faience Sekhmet amulet on a base. The lioness Goddess was worshiped in Memphis as the wife of Ptah; created by Ra from the fire of his eyes as a creature of vengeance to punish mankind for his sins; later, was transformed into a peaceful Goddess of pleasure and happiness - Bast. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC