A turquoise faience amulet of the Egyptian god Maahes, depicted as a lion-headed man. Maahes is modelled striding forward, hands clenched into fists by his side. He wears a short kilt and the double crown of Egypt on his head.
Date: Circa 664 - 332 BC Period: Late Period Condition: Excellent
Maahes was known as the son of Ptah and Sekhmet, although varying parentage was also attributed to Bastet and Ra. As the son of Sekhmet, Maahes also favoured her strong nature and was known primarily as a god of war.
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.