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An ancient city of northeast Egypt in the Nile Delta. It was a religious center for the worship of the cat-headed god Bast.
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These words of the cat-god Atum-Ra, taken from an Egyptian religious text of the 22nd Bubastite Dynasty (945-715 B.
170]), the Palestinian campaign of the Egyptian king Shishak (the topographical list on the Bubastite Portal at Karnak confirms "the stunning historical accuracy of the biblical account" [p.