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{February 13, 2011}   Hathor?s Origins As The Egyptian Goddess Of Destruction

Hathor is one of the most famous of the Egyptian goddesses and has many aspects to her character including being a deity of love, music, happiness, beauty and fertility. However in her first incarnation, under the name Sekhmet, she had a different nature altogether and according to Egyptian myth, came into being as a goddess of drunkenness and destruction, born from the vengeful ‘Eye of Ra’ to punish the disrespectful and disloyal ways of mankind.

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