Temple to Cat Goddess Discovered in Egypt

A limestone statue of the cat goddess Bastet discovered in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: courtesy of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities. The remains of a 2,200-year-old temple dedicated to an ancient Egyptian cat goddess have been discovered by archaeologists near Alexandria's train station, the Supreme Council of Antiquities said today. Possibly pointing to the long-sought location [...]

January 19, 2010
3:56 PM EST