The Gayer-Anderson Cat, British Museum

The Gayer-Anderson cat is a Late Period hollow-cast bronze statue of the female cat deity Bastet shown with an inlaid silver sun-disc and wedjet (Eye of Horus) pectoral on the chest and golden earrings and nose-rings. Bastet was believed to be the daughter of the sun-god Ra, due to the fierce nature of cats Bastet [...]