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 Raagainst 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.


The next god is Geb.
List of Mythological Deities