Goddess Mafdet

Goddess Mafdet name

Goddess Mafdet (with the
lion head of the bed"
Goddess Mafdet was the feline goddess of Egypt who  appeared as a Cat or as a lynx, she is named in the Palermo Stone, having assisted the god Ra by overturning his  enemy, the evil serpent Apophis. Mafdet was normally drawn as a woman wearing a cat hide or a lynx skin. She was a patroness of the dead and protected the living from snakebites. Devotion to feline deities remained popular in Egypt passim all historical periods.