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Museum - Cat Mummies Ancient Egyptian Cat Mummies: The ancients loved and revered their pets, especially cats.Ancient Egyptian Cat Mummies: The ancients loved and revered their pets, especially cats. Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Cats, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History

British Museum - Cat Mummies

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 deep greenish blue faience ring, New Kingdom, Dynasty, the table modeled with a large seated cat (Bastet) surrounded by smaller cats, intricately detailed luxor Objets Antiques, Egypt Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry, Empire Romain, Art Ancien, Arte Tribal, Ancient Artifacts, Ring Verlobung

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c. 1915 Art Deco era, 14K yellow gold pendant features a pear shape black opal with strong blue and green play of color surrounded by old European cut diamonds, weighing approx. 1.60 ctw, platinum bezel set with milgrain, rose cut diamonds in bale, color I-J, clarity VS, 1.25 in. L., 14K white gold twisted rope chain, spring ring clasp, 15 in. L., 4.8 grams tw

morphoses: “ In Ancient Egypt, many animals were thought to be the embodiment of certain gods and goddesses; cats were believed to represent the goddess Bastet. Consequently, they were raised in and around temples devoted to Bastet. When they died,. Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Cats, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History

Animal Mummies

Mummified hawk While just about everyone is having a tough time in this economy, the estimated $47.7 billion pet industry, according to t...

"The Goddess Bastet" of the Ancient Egyptians, from the millennium BC. She is depicted as either a fierce lioness or a woman with the head of a lioness. Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History, Egyptian Cats

Bastet "From the 3rd millennium BC, she is depicted as either a fierce lioness or a woman with the head of a lioness.[5]The lioness was the fiercest hunter among the animals in Africa, hunting in co-operative groups of related females. Originally she was viewed as the protector goddess of Lower Egypt; also seen as defender of the pharaoh, and consequently of the later chief male deity, Ra, who was also a solar deity, gaining her the titles Lady of Flame and Eye of Ra." @Wikipedia.org

Egyptian Glazed Terracotta Cat Statue On Stand -Ptolemaic -Circa BCE Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Cats, Art Ancien, Art Antique, Cat Statue, Egypt Art

Egyptian Cat statue on stand, Ptolemaic, c. 304-30 BCE glazed terracotta; 20.35cm.

Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Statue of a Cat Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Artifacts, Egyptian Symbols, Ancient History, Ancient Rome, Pyramids Egypt, Egyptian Cats, Cat Statue, Ancient Civilizations

Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Statue of a Cat

Carved terracotta seated cat statue, the domestic pet and symbol of Bastet (Bast) and Ra wearing an incised collar on the neck, an earring on each ear, a beetle on the chest and a standing female figure. Egyptian hieroglyphics around the base. Traces of red. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (7 1/2" x 3 3/4")

Cat with Kittens (detail). Reportedly from Saqqara, Egypt. Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, Dynasty 26 or later, circa BCE [Credit: Brooklyn Museum] Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Ancient Artifacts, Historical Artifacts, Bronze, Egyptian Cats, Arte Tribal, Egypt Art

‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’ at the Brooklyn Museum

From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinity, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. "Cat's Head," in bronze and gold, from the Roman Period [Credit: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times] Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt explores the role of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life through nearly thirty different representations of cats from our world-famous Egyptian collection. Likely…

Cat figurine, B. Egypt The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Ancient Egypt Animals, Statues, Egypt Jewelry, Egyptian Cats, Cat Statue, Ancient Art, Cat Art, Archaeology, Sculptures

Cat figurine | Late Period–Ptolemaic Period | The Met

Cat figurine, 664–30 B.C. Egypt The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.104) #cats

Cats from ancient Egypt. Four seated cats, made of wood. N 3910 (Quatre chatis assis) Louvre Museum Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Roman Artifacts, Historical Artifacts, Empire Romain, Egyptian Cats, Statues

Cats from ancient Egypt

Four seated cats, made of wood. Late Period. N 3910 (Quatre chatis assis) Louvre Museum

met-egyptian-art: “Cat Killing a Serpent by Charles K. Wilkinson, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Rogers Fund, 1930 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Medium: Tempera on. Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Cats, Muse Art, Grafik Design, Metropolitan Museum, Cat Art

Charles K. Wilkinson | Cat Killing a Serpent | Twentieth Century; original New Kingdom | The Met

This facsimile painting copies a scene in the tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1) at Deir el-Medina in western Thebes. The cat killing the serpent is associated with Chapter 17 in the Book of the Dead.