Sekhmet & Bastet. The Feline Powers of Egypt. Lesley Jackson.


Sekhmet and Bastet: The Feline Powers of Egypt is a detailed study of the history, mythology, symbolism and worship of the lion and cat goddesses of Ancient Egypt. Lesley Jackson traces the evolution of Sekhmet and Bastet within the context of ancient Egyptian religious rituals, beliefs and practices. Other feline deities, such as the goddesses Mehit, Menhyt, Mestjet. Pakhet (Pasht), Seret, Shesmetet and Tefnut, and gods such as Mahes, Ruty and Amun are also introduced, providing additional insights into the importance of feline divinities in Ancient Egyptian religious life

258 pages.

Measures approx. 6” x 8”



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