This design features a graceful Egyptian Mau cat posing in an ornate shrine. The cat is surrounded by golden amulets, stone carvings, hieroglyphics and offerings from her earthly subjects. The design is framed by a border of carved golden animals and beaded tassels.
Approximate translation of the hieroglyphics in Bastet’s Bounty:
From left to right:
Bastet, the goddess of Women.
Kind protector, fearsome huntress.
Protector of cats and secrets, defender of the Sun god, fighter of Apep.
135cm x 135cm
Hand fringed edging
Dry clean only