- Cult Center: Bubastis
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
- Representation: A
woman with the head of a domesticated cat, sometimes holding a sistrum.
Daughter and wife of Ra, mother of Khensu and Maahes.
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