Pakheth
Pakheth

Pantheon: Egyptian
Titles: Goddess at the Entrance of the Wadi, She Who Scratches
Alternate Names/Spellings: Pakhet
Gender: Female

Pakheth is a goddess who protected the living and the dead from evil, and who creates terror in one's enemies. She is associated with Horus, Isis, Sekhmet, and Weret Hekau. The Greeks associated Pakheth with Artemis.

In art, Pakheth usually appears in statue form of a lion-headed woman. The statue is usually placed in/near doorways.

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