Per-Bast

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Per-Bast was an ancient Egyptian city. It is the place where the center of the cult of Bast is. Bast is a cat-goddess who is the protectress of Ra. The name Per-Bast means "house of Bast". Per Bast was in the Nile Delta and served as the capital of the nome Am-Khent, the 18th nome in Lower Egypt.