Bastet

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English[edit]

Goddess of cats, Lower Egypt, the sun and the moon.
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Etymology[edit]

From Egyptian 𓎯𓏏𓁐 (She of the ointment jar).

Proper noun[edit]

Bastet

  1. (Egyptian mythology) The goddess of the sun and the moon, of cats, and Lower Egypt; one of the "Eyes / Daughters of Ra", the consort of Ptah, often depicted as having a she-cat's head.

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