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Bastet, Egyptian cat goddess in bronze

Bastet, also called Bast, was an ancient Egyptian cat-headed goddess. The patron of joy and the fertilizing warmth of the sun, she should be holding a sistrum in her right hand and her aegis in her left .Fashioned of bronze and gold, this figure, dates to the Late Period in Egyptian history (945 and 718 B.C.). Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark

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