Statue of Goddess Sekhmet currently in the Vatican Museum. - SEKHMET, egyptian goddess, represented with the head of a lioness and a woman's body and on her head a sun disk, the head of lion is a symbol of strength and power to destroy enemies.
Bast: a lioness goddess of the sun throughout most of Ancient Egyptian history, but later she was changed into the cat goddess- Bastet. She also was changed to a goddess of the moon by Greeks occupying Ancient Egypt toward the end of its civilization.
Egypte: Pharaon-homme , roi ,dieu -Exposition de Valenciennes 2007_2008
Mau - Considered to be sacred in ancient Egyptian society, these felines were praised for their ability to kill snakes and vermin, and were thus sometimes mummified after death. They were apparently believed to represent the goddess Bast on Earth, and so
Fantastic face Oldest Known Life-size Statue Of Ancient Egypt -- BCE -- Dynasty, Reign of Userkaf -- Carved sycamore wood -- Discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper -- Egyptian Museum, Cairo by jolene