Wooden Cat

Wooden figurine of a cat. The cat was the sacred creature of the goddess Bastet. She was usually a gentle proactive goddess. Bastet was one of the daughters of the sun god Ra.

Unprovenanced, c.600 - 100 BC.

Wooden Cat

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