Mehr sehen. Bastet by spaceweasel Vestimenta Mujer Imperio Nuevo. Kalasyris. Es el auge de las transparencias y los pliegues marcando el cuerpo con. Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty Symbol, lion, cat, the sistrum. Personal Information. Consort, (in Symbol : lion, cat, the sistrum. Symbols of the Egyptian goddess Bast(Basthet, Bastet) also known as the Cat goddess Meeow!. Offerings to Bastet The following picture shows a temple scene in which a cat goddess, such as Bastet, is being worshipped. Die toten Katzen werden nach der Stadt Bubastis gebracht, einbalsamiert und in heiligen Grabkammern beigesetzt. Bast, Goddess of Protection and Pleasure. For starters, one of the oldest versions of the goddess Bast was known by the name 'Pasht', from which our word passion was derived. More than , mummified cats were discovered when the temple of Bastet at Per-Bast was excavated. After countless battles, Bastet killed Apep and was released from the nightly conflicts. When they arrive at Bubastis, they begin the festival with great sacrifices, and on this occasion, more wine is consumed than during the whole of the rest of the year. Bastet wurde im Alten Reich mit der Göttin Hathor und zu dieser Zeit in Memphis auch mit der Göttin Sachmet gleichgesetzt. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. And from which the English term "Puss" may have arisen. Eventually, her position as patron and protector of Lower Egypt led to her being identified with the more substantial goddess Mut , whose cult had risen to power with that of Amun-Ra, and eventually being syncretized with her as Mut-Wadjet-Bast. Ankh Stock Photos, Illustrations, and Vector Art. Cats also kept the vermin population of Egypt in check, an important role in maintaining the crops stored in the granaries. She also protected humans against contagious diseases and evil spirits. Ob die Priester willentlich betrogen haben oder ob es sich nur um eine vorübergehende Katzenknappheit gehandelt hat, lässt sich heute nicht mehr ermitteln. Bas relief of Bastet at Thebes Cat Goddess killing the evil snake god Apep The Cult Centers of Bastet at Bubastis and Leontopolis The cat goddess Bastet was primarily worshipped at her cult center in Bubastis but she was also worshipped at Leontopolis the cult center of the lion gods of Ra. Also called Bastet or Basthet, the goddess Bast is widely known today as the "Cat Goddess". As a gentler, more benevolent, evolution of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet, her violent and bloody sister who could bring plagues, the goddess Bast could be invoked to prevent the spread of illness. What the name of the goddess means remains uncertain. It's not surprising she had a reputation, since she herself had three husbands and was acknowledged as a sexual partner of every god and goddess explaining her association with lesbians, although bisexuality would be a more accurate description of her nature.