Rare Antique Ancient Egyptian Funeral Spoon Holded By God Sekhmet1750-1670BC

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Seller: egyptanubis (58) 100%, Location: Cairo, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152946363023 you Are bidding on very Rare Antique malachite stone shows God Sekhmet with lion Head while Holding Funeral Spoon. since these is Funeral spoon which was made by dead person to eat with eat since ancient Egyptians thought there is another life after death since they thought that dead person will eat drink work marry after death same like on life so they did such funeral objects to take to grave with dead person to grave in order to use to eat with eat. since you can see God sekhmet shown with lion head which was god of war and hunting and healing . since it shows that the dead person who dead his favorit god was sekhmet and it seems that he was workingb at egyptian Army and was always worshipping god sekhmet because it was vod if war also it will protect him during war so when he died his family has made his funeral objects while god sekhmet is holding it such statues were made also was taken to graveHeight: 22 cmWidth: 5 cm ###**Ancient Egyptian God Sekhmet Sekhmet a warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. Her cult was so dominant in the culture that when the first pharaoh of the twelfth dynasty,Amenemhat I, moved the capital of Egypt toItjtawy, the centre for her cult was moved as well. Religion, the royal lineage, and the authority to govern were intrinsically interwoven in ancient Egypt during its approximately three millennia of existence. Sekhmet also is a Solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of the sun god Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathorand Bast. She bears the Solar disk and theuraeus which associates her with Wadjet and royalty. With these associations she can be construed as being a divine arbiter of the goddess Ma'at (Justice, or Order) in the Judgment Hall of Osiris, associating her with the Wadjet (later the Eye of Ra), and connecting her with Tefnut as well. Sekhmet's name comes from the Ancient Egyptian word "sekhem" which means "power or might". Sekhmet's name suits her function and means "the (one who is) powerful". She also was given titles such as the "(One) Before Whom Evil Trembles", "Mistress of Dread", "Lady of Slaughter" and "She Who Mauls". pacify Sekhmet, festivals were celebrated at the end of battle, so that the destruction would come to an end. During an annual festival held at the beginning of the year, a festival of intoxication, the Egyptians danced and played music to soothe the wildness of the goddess and drank great quantities of wine ritually to imitate the extreme drunkenness that stopped the wrath of the goddess—when she almost destroyed humanity. This may relate to averting excessive flooding during the inundation at the beginning of each year as well, when the Nile ran blood-red with the silt from up-stream and Sekhmet had to swallow the overflow to save humankind. Funerary objects Objects played a major part in ancient Egyptian funerary customs. They served to enable the deceased to continue his existence in the beyond, some were tools with which the corpse was made ready for burial and the afterlife, others were grave goods which the deceased could use.Some of the grave goods from the tomb of Tutankhamen The earliest of these were containers holding food and throughout Egyptian history nourishment, without which there was no hope for eternal life, remained essential, and it was generally the duty of the eldest son to supply it to his parents. Nor could the deceased do without the help of magic which was furnished him in the form of objects and texts, and to make afterlife acceptable to the wealthy they were given statues, clothing, furniture, servants, weapons and tools. Many objects found in tombs were ordinary things: tools, pots, chests, baskets, amulets, etc which the Egyptians used every day. Others, like censers, were employed in religious ceremonies in general and some were specially made for the occasion: coffins, masks, ushabtis, models or scrolls with spells designed to help a person to survive in the 00aapa. Nemset (translit. nms.t) vessels were vases which often had a spout for easy pouring and which were used for libation or lustration. They are frequently depicted in scenes of theOpenening of the Mouth ritual or of offerings to the gods.Dispense water for Osiris Khentamenti, my King, the lord of Abydos, while the goddesses are bearing a libation vessel, a situla and a nemset-jar. Paymet- We accept paypal shipment- takes from 14 days or 21 days after shipment may be less- we will ship after 5 days from payment-We ship world wide condition-As you can see in picture returns- we refund you money after you return the parcel Condition: As shown At picture, Provenance: luxor, Material: malachite stone

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