This Egyptian papyrus painting depicts
is highly regarded goddess in the ancient
Egyptian culture, Usually depicted as a cat or a
woman with a head of cat. Bastet was said to be
the daughter of Ra and
She became equated with Sekhmet, the lioness deity of war later.
Worshipped widely throughout ancient Egypt,
her cult center was at Bubastis city.
She protected humans against contagious diseases and evil spirits.
She was responsible too for Joy, Music, and Dancing, also Health
So Bastet was the family and
home protector goddess.
Free Hand Papyrus Painting "