|Goddess o cats, Lawer Egyp, the sun an the muin|
Bastet in her later furm as a cat-headed woman.
|Name in hieroglyphs|
|Major cult centrer||Bubastis|
|Symbol||the cat, the sistrum|
|Siblins||Tefnut, Shu, Serqet, Sekhmet (in some occasions), Hathor (in some occasions),Thoth, Ptah (in some occasions)|
Bastet wis a goddess in auncient Egyptian releegion, worshipped as early as the Seicont Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she wis the goddess o warfare in Lawer Egyp, the Nile River delta region, afore the unification o the culturs o auncient Egyp. Her name is an aa spelled Baast, Ubasti, an Baset.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Badawi, Cherine. Footprint Egypt. Footprint Travel Guides, 2004.