Bastet by Nikkie Stinchcombe / Little Paper Forest. Bast or Bastet, the famous 'cat goddess' of ancient Egypt. Depicted as a lion headed or cat headed woman often carrying an ankh or papyrus wand. She is associated with the all seeing eye (the utchat) and a rattle (the sistrum). Bastet was considered the goddess of pleasure, her sistrum linking her to music and dance. | Blasphemous Rumours

Bastet by Nikkie Stinchcombe / Little Paper Forest. Bast or Bastet, the famous 'cat goddess' of ancient Egypt. Depicted as a lion headed or cat headed woman often carrying an ankh or papyrus wand. She is associated with the all seeing eye (the utchat) and

Gayer-Anderson Cat, The British Museum From Saqqara, Egypt, Late Period, after 600 BC.Ht 42 cm.  Gift of Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anders...

Gayer-Anderson Cat, The British Museum From Saqqara, Egypt, Late Period, after 600 BC. Gift of Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (via: skydive.ru) Artemis: previous Gayer-Anderson posts HERE

Egypt: Land of Feline Royalty - Cats rule—it’s always been this way—even in ancient Egypt. This stylish regal print was inspired by Art Deco travel posters from the 1920s and 30s. Printed on gallery-grade paper, this elegant design will look great on your wall for years to come!

Egypt: Land of Feline Royalty - Cats rule—it’s always been this way—even in ancient Egypt. This stylish regal print was inspired by Art Deco travel posters from the and Printed on gallery-grade paper, this elegant design will look great on your

Egyptian Cat - Animals Characters

Egyptian Cat

Buy Egyptian Cat by MasaMima on GraphicRiver. Illustration of a black Egyptian cat isolated on white background.

Feline Fun Fact: According to the Greek historian Herodotus, in ancient Egypt it was forbidden to kill a cat. If a cat died of natural causes the entire household were required to shave their eyebrows. (Bast statue) (Your Amazing Cat: ~JB http://pinterest.com/popeggs/)

Deuses egípcios: Ísis, Osíris, Bastet, Sobek, Seth, Apófis, Hórus

This is an Egyptian cat god named Bastet. She remains in of the most popular goddesses of Egyptian history and remain one of the most popular animals in egypt.

In ancient Egypt, cats were revered and diefied.  Bast or Bastet was a goddess in cat form.

In ancient Egypt, cats were revered and diefied. Bast or Bastet was a goddess in cat form. Modern cats have not forgotten this, and still hold us humans in contempt.

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