Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk
The goddess Sekhmet, daughter of Re, wife of Ptah and mother of Nefertem is associated with the lioness and takes its attributes as dangerous power but also maternal instinct. Sekmet has the body of a woman and the head of a lioness. Nefertem Chapel at Abydos ~ by Paul Smit
Vase au nom du roi Ounas 2380 - 2350 avant J.-C., (5e dynastie) - albâtre | Site officiel du musée du Louvre. The bee and the sedge hieroglyph often stated that nesu-bity literally means "S/He of the Sedge and Bee" (Allen 1999). represents upper and lower Egypt combined (wikipedia).
MM7715-080512-01951.tif | Kenneth Garrett Photography
Thutmosis III, Egypt, Luxor Museum, Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Karnak Temple, 18th dynasty, statue