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Egyptian Goddess Bastet Cat Head Mask Bronzed Wall Hanging

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

Statuette -- Circa BCE -- Predynastic Egypt -- Excavated at Gebelein (south of Luxor) Belonging to The National History Museum of Lyon, France.

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Originally a lion goddess, after 1000 B. as her cult developed, she became more associated with the cat and was considered to be the counterpart of the lion goddess Sekhmet.

An Ancient Egyptian figurine of a cat, from the Louvre Museum. 26th Dynasty, reign of Psammetichus I, 664-610 BC. Casting, inlay, engraving, bronze, and gold. H.: 27.6 cm; D.: 20 cm.

The cat goddess Bastet – Ancient Egyptian sculpture made of bronze and molten glass. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Guillaume Blanchard

Statuette of Isis and Horus, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 304–30 b.c.  Egyptian faience

Ancient Egyptian faience statuette of Isis and Horus. (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Here is another exquisite piece of faience depicting two of their most important Gods.

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This particular depiction of the sun was a symbol of one omnipotent god, introduced by Pharaoh Anhknatun. Many people believe he was actually worshipping the God of Joseph from the Bible, in his own unique way.

Gilded Wood Detail of the goddess Selket (also known as Serqet, Serket or Selcis /ˈsɛlsɨs/, is the goddess of healing poisonous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology, originally the deification of the scorpion.) from the canopic shrine. Tomb of Tutankhamun, Reign: 1332-1323 BC. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.

Gilded Wood Detail of the goddess Selket, the goddess of healing poisonous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology, originally the deification of the scorpion. From the tomb of Tutankhamun, Reign: BC.

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