Bastet Appearance:

  • with the head of a cat

Bastet was a protective goddess.

Bastet was usually seen as a gentle protective goddess. However, she sometimes appeared with the head of a lioness to protect the king in battle.

Bronze catThe cat was a of Bastet. The Egyptians made many of cats like this one to honour Bastet.

Bastet was one of the daughters of the god, Ra. A great was built in her honour at Bubastis in the Delta.

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