Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue

Vintage Blue Bastet Statue

Regular price $38.95 Unit price  per 

Beautiful hand-crafted Egyptian Goddess Bastet Statue, Made in Egypt

Dimensions:

Height: 13cm / 5.1 inches

Width: 4cm / 1.5 inches

Depth: 7cm / 2.7 inches

Bastet, also called Bast, ancient Egyptian goddess worshipped in the form of a lioness and later a cat. The daughter of Ra, the sun god, Bastet was an ancient deity whose ferocious nature was ameliorated after the domestication of the cat around 1500 BCE. She was native to Bubastis in the Nile River delta but also had an important cult at Memphis. In the Late and Ptolemaic periods large cemeteries of mummified cats were created at both sites, and thousands of bronze statuettes of the goddess were deposited as votive offerings. Small figures of cats were also worn as amulets; this too was probably related to the cult of Bastet.

Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue
Vintage Blue Bastet Statue