In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt, when the kingdom of Egypt was divided. 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.
b-sama: ‘African Madonna’ African Madonna is a self-initiated project by illustration studio, Studio Muti. “Combining elements from South African tribal culture and referencing religious icons, we came up with our version of an “African Madonna”.