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Bastet Cat Head Statue

$13.49 Member Price

Cats were beloved by the ancient Egyptians. A favorite nickname for girls was Miu, meaning "Kitty".The cat goddess Bast (or Bastet) was a protector of women and children, especially during childbirth.Thousands of ancient mummified cats have been found in Egypt.

Handmade in Cairo from polymer mold. 
Packaged in decorative box with hieroglyphic design. 
Information card included. 
Size: 2"H x 3"L x 2"W.