Gosta Ekman Egyptian Zodiac Sign, Gosta Ekman Traditional Egyptian Horoscope
Gosta Ekman's Egyptian Horoscope
About Egyptian Traditional Horoscope
The Egyptian Zodiac is very similar to the Pharaoh Zodiac system which also uses twelve 12 signs but with minor differences. An example is the Egyptian zodiac uses different signs then the Pharaoh zodiacs. Egyptians had tremendous knowledge of the twelve 12 zodiac signs but are said not to have actually invented them. It is believed the twelve 12 zodiac signs are from the Babylonians. Egyptians gained knowledge from the Greeks about the zodiac signs during the Ptolemaic period, and from this Egyptians differentiated their zodiacal system using different shapes from the ones commonly used today.
Bastet (Bast, Baast, Ubasti, Baset)
Cats, Lower Egypt, the sun and the moon
Fierce lioness or a woman with the head of a lion or cat
Charm, sensitivity, successful
The cat goddess of love and music, Bastet, giving people charm and sensitivity. Born in the sign of Bastet, means being emotional and sensitive. Individuals born as the sign Bastet are successful and charismatic. Bastet is depicted as either a very fierce lioness or the head of a lion on a womans body. Viewed as the protector goddess of Lower Egypt, and seen as a defender of the pharaoh. As well as the male deity Ra. Ra a solar deity. Bastet later began to be represented by a cats head on a womans body. Ultimately the Egyptian cat goddess par excellence. After the New Kingdom, some depicted her as a woman with the head of a lioness carrying a rattle and basket.