The Tearer.

  • 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.


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