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Maahes
Greek: Mihos/Maihes
U1
D4
V28z
G39
E22
mꜣꜥḥz
Maahes

Figurine of Maahes holding a knife.©

Period of
worship
PredynasticRoman Period
Cult center Leontopolis, Bubastis
Titles "Lord of Slaughter"
"Wielder of the Knife"
"The Scarlet Lord"
Symbol(s) Lion, knife/sword
Association war, protection
Appearance Therianthrope, lion,
knife/sword, atef crown
Father Ptah
Mother Sekhmet, Bast

Maahes is an ancient Egyptian lion-headed god of war and protection.

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