Bastet with Snake Tail

Bastet with Snake Tail

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This gold & black  5.25" X 3.5" X 11" cold cast resin hand painted & highly detailed egyptian Goddess Bastet with the slain snake tail is a great addition to your altar or Egyptian decor. Bast, Egyptian goddess of enjoyment, protector of the household, bringer of health, and the guardian saint of firefighters, she also the original mistress of multi-tasking!

Bastet is seen wearing the evil Snake Apep tail, a symbol of her victory over the demon of eclipses when the snake Apep would swallow her father, Ra God of the sun. Also called Bastet or Basthet, the goddess Bast is widely known today as the "Cat Goddess". Legend has it that, by day, Bast would ride through the sky with her father, the sun god Ra, his boat pulling the sun through the sky. Ever watchful, she protected Ra from his enemies. Thus she became known as the Lady of the East, the Goddess of the Rising Sun, and The Sacred and All-Seeing Eye.