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  • It is certain, however, that other views than these were held concerning the food of the dead, for already in the Vth dynasty the existence of a region called Sekhet-Aaru, or Sekhet-Aanru had been formulated, and to this place the soul, or at least some part, of the pious Egyptian hoped to make its way.

    Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life

  • Beyond the further braziers grinned the gate of Sekhet, that is shaped like a woman, and the chains wherein the victim is set for the last torment by fire, were hanging from the roof.

    The World's Desire

  • Between and behind these sit lion-headed statues closely ranged, and on either side of the gateway looks down the solemn majesty of the great lion-headed Sekhet, with her uraeus crown, and the pleasant face of the Egyptian king whom envy has robbed of his name.

    That Air of Expectation, Still and Assured

  • He had completed the ritual of Sekhet; he would have to trust that all ties now were truly severed, and that he was prepared to undergo the ritual with the High Master.


  • "The hell you are," McCoy grumbled, and administered enough anesthetic to put Shulman completely out ran into the next room. under Countless light-years distant, in the wavering shadow-limned shrine of Sekhet, Spock opened his eyes and let go a silent sigh as the troubling vision of Loskene, Kirk, and McCoy faded.


  • Sekhet and Gol were forgotten; Spock could see the doctor before him, feel his cool human flesh in his hands.


  • The ritual of Sekhet was used in extreme circumstances by those Kolinahr initiates who could dissolve emotional links no other way.


  • Sekhet still destroyed -- not enemies, but emotions; and though the Kolinahru generally did not believe in the existence of personal goddesses, they understood the effect of ritual upon the Vulcan subconscious, and the power invested in the ancestral group mind by a thousand centuries of worship.


  • Sekhet: the goddess of the desert, of heat, fire, destruction.


  • As he stood, eyes half-closed before the ancient image of Sekhet, a vision came to him with such compelling vividness that he was at once stricken to silence.



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