Bastet Picture

I have been rereading The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan and I'm so happy my favourite Egyptian goddess is featured in it..and with such an important role, no less! Bastet isn't just a beautiful cat goddess, she is also a warrior who consistently wages war with Apophis, the serpent of chaos who threatens to devour the world.
As always, I have a strong fascination for strong women in ancient mythology. It just goes to show that even in ancient times, the role of women in the growth of a civilization isn't discounted. In fact, they are glorified and acknowledged such that they may have the same powers and strengths as their male counterparts.
Isis and Hathor, along with Bastet, are simply a few of the more well-known goddesses in Ancient Egypt, and there are certainly more who are considered just as powerful.
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