Ma’ahes, “Wielder of the Knife” (Epithet Project #5)

Ma'ahes (also referred to as Mahes, or Mios/Mihos/Miysis to the Greeks) is an Egyptian god of war and protection who also "represents the consuming powers of the scorching heat of midsummer." [1] In His primary forms of full lion or lion-headed man, He is frequently depicted with a knife between His paws [2]. As a …

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