Goddess Menhit


Goddess Menhit name
Goddess Menhit
A foreign war goddess, Menhit is the wife of God Anhur, both of whom may have grown in Nubia. Her name keys her as a goddess of force; it means she who massacres. Associated with Sekhmet, Menhit was seen as a feline goddess and often represented as a lioness. The Egyptian army believed that Menhit rode before of them to outsmart Egypts enemies with fiery arrows. She was favorite in Upper Egypt as the wife of God Khnum and the mother of God Heka.