Our Bastet statuettes have been the source of many questions, especially of what they represent and mean.
Bastet is the Egyptian #goddess of the home, domesticity, women's secrets, cats, fertility, and childbirth. She protected the home from evil spirits and disease, especially diseases associated with women and children. As with many #Egyptian #deities, she also played a role in the afterlife as a guide and helper to the dead although this was not one of her primary duties. She was the daughter of the sun god #Ra and is associated with the concept of the Eye of Ra (the all-seeing eye).