Today, we will be creating amazing educational crafts in every single subject. From science projects to math crafts to fun reading activities, we will delve into every lesson with a mind to create something spectacular. Join us on our journey into 39 Creative Lesson Ideas and Educational Crafts for Kids!
Faience Cat Ancient Egypt - 26th Dynasty Vivid blue faience cat seated on a base and wearing a collar Sacred animal to the sun god Ra and Bastet. The earliest Egyptian depiction of the cat took the form of three hieroglyph symbols, each representing seated cats. These formed part of the phrase ‘Lord of the City of Cats’ inscribed on a stone block from El-Lisht that may date as early as the reign of Pepy II, 2278-2184 BC. The Egyptian word for cat was the onomatopoeic term miw.
Feline Fun Fact: According to the Greek historian Herodotus, in ancient Egypt it was forbidden to kill a cat. If a cat died of natural causes the entire household were required to shave their eyebrows. (Bast statue) (Your Amazing Cat: ~JB http://pinterest.com/popeggs/)