Bastet - The Egyptian Cat Goddess
Excelsior Pewter Pendant
Bastet”, or “Bast”, was a goddess of ancient Egypt. She was a cat-headed deity. The domestic cat was revered in Ancient Egypt because of it’s mysterious nature and affinity for it’s human owners. Our “Bastet” is represented with an Egyptian headdress and skirt adorned with Lotus Blossoms. The lotus is a symbol of The Great Goddess. On her arms she wears the serpents; the oldest symbol of female power. The spiral at her naval symbolizes the mysteries of death and rebirth. Her darkly adorned eye is symbol of the Utchat or all-seeing eye, named after the Goddess Maat, the mother of truth.
Double-sided pendant measures 1 1/2" x 5/8", and includes a long, satiny cord, and a descriptive lore card.