- Cult Center: Bubastis in the Delta.
- Attributes: As a sun goddess she represents the warm, life giving power of the sun. Her cult appears as early as the Second Dynasty. Like a cat, she was admired for her agility and strength. Bast defended Ra against the serpent Apep.
- Representation: A woman with the head of a domesticated cat, sometimes holding a sistrum.
- Relations: Daughter and wife of Ra, mother of Khensu and Maahes.
- Other Names: Bast.