Description In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess of Upper Egypt, and the protector of the pharaohs. It was said that her breath created the desert. She is depicted as a mighty lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. When Lower Egypt was conquered by Upper Egypt, Sekhmet was seen as the more powerful of the two warrior goddesses, the other, Bast, have been the protector of Lower Egypt. It was Sekhmet who would eventually be seen as the Avenger of Wrongs, and the Scarlet Lady.
Roberto Mendoza, New Jersey Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Roberto Mendoza is a New Jersey based artist and author whose influences include the fantastical, the mythological and the magical. He currently lives with his husband, their dog, an occasional ghost and aspirations of grandeur. For more information on Roberto Mendoza, his art, or current literary projects, please visit his website.