Bastet | Egyptian Cat Goddess Temple Unearthed in Alexandria

DolceTracker| Over 600 cat statues have been discovered under the streets of modern-day Alexandria in a newfound temple dedicated to the Egyptian cat goddess Bastet.

Egyptian archaeologists who found the temple say it was built by Queen Berenike II, wife of Greek King Ptolemy III, who ruled Egypt from 246 to 221 B.C. The discovery indicates that the worship of the goddess continued Bastet continued after the decline of the ancient Egyptian dynasties. via Al-Ahram