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Bas·tet (bä′stĕt) also Bast (bäst)
An ancient Egyptian goddess, daughter of Ra and agent of his vengeance, often depicted as a lioness or cat.
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The characters are usually women and often appear to be adaptations of classic goddess motifs--such as Ubasti
, the Egyptian cat-headed goddess of love and joy--modern day Madonnas or Druidic priestesses replete with power animals both benign as well as much maligned.
Actually, all cats that agree to put up with astronomers are honored by a single Earth-crossing asteroid--4257 Ubasti.
Originally a goddess of the home, in the New Kingdom Ubasti was equated with the lioness war goddess.