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Additional title: Goddess with lion's head.
Letronne, Louis (1790-1842) (Lithographer)
Cherubini, Salvador (Delineator)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Egypt -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1889
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON EGY-Anc
Sekhmet (Egyptian deity)
Goddesses -- Egyptian
Scepters -- To 499
Content: Sekhmet is usually depicted with a lion's head, crowned by the sun disk and the uraeus serpent.
Source note: Monuments de l''Egypte et de la Nubie, d''àprès les dessins exécutés sur les lieux sous la direction de Champollion-le-jeune. (Paris : Didot, 1844-1889) Guizot, M. , Publisher. Thiers, M. , Publisher. Champollion, Jean François (1790-1832), Author.
Physical Description
Hand colored.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 26.8 x 13.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 274698d0-c5be-012f-12e6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1790: Creator Born
  • 1842: Creator Died
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sekhmet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3801-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sekhmet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3801-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1889). Sekhmet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3801-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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