Bast Copper Sistrum

  • Our Price: $38.00
  • Product Code: SS-BS
  • Ships In* 2 - 5 Business Days + 2 - 4 Days Delivery in US

  • Brand: Sacred Images



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Bast is the Egyptian cat goddess, daughter of the sun god “Ra”. Bastet was originally a lion goddess, but after 1000 B.C. as her cult developed, she became more associated with the cat and was considered to be the center counterpart of the lion goddess Sekhmet.

Cats could be observed skillfully hunting and catching snakes, which had special relevance for the Egyptians since the snake was the symbol of Apophis, the demonic enemy of the sun god Ra. So cats became animals sacred to the solar deity.

Bastet was especially worshipped at her temple at Bubastis (“the house of Bastet”). As a sun goddess, Bastet was the goddess of plenty and the mistress of pleasure. The celebrating of her festivals were renowned for being the most lavish of all the gods of Egypt. Bastet was also associated with the moon and in myth became the eye of the moon. Bast is often depicted as a cat-headed woman with a sistrum in one hand.

This sistrum has a cold cast resin cat handle celebrating Bast with a copper rattle and measures 11 1/4 inches high.

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Tags: bast, cat, sistrum, egyptian home decor, altar statues, ritual rattles