Egyptian mythology - Beset was a goddess of ancient Egyptian
mythology. She was the female version of the dwarf-god Bes. Beset was
an Egyptian guard. She protected people from evil spirits, snakes, and
misfortune. Beset was also a goddess of human pleasures. Some of these
pleasures were music, dance, and jollity. Beset had a protruding
tongue, bow legs, and the ears, mane, and tail of a lion.