Egyptian Bastet Cat Goddess Statue with Colored Scarab NecklaceHand finished and polished to a beautiful shine, then an added artists touch with a blue and red collar, this statue of Cat Goddess Bast will add elegance to any sacred space.
This statue is a very nice medium size and the hand finish work on the cold cast faux bronze finish is beautifully done. Well worth the price and one of our favorites.
9 1/8 inches high / 23.17 cm cold cast faux bronze statue.
Cats could be observed skillfully hunting and catching snakes, which had special relevance for the Egyptians since the snake was the symbol of Apophis, the demonic enemy of the sun god Ra.
Originally a lion goddess, after 1000 B.C. as her cult developed, she became more associated with the cat and was considered to be the counterpart of the lion goddess Sekhmet.