Bast (aka Bastet) : in the first millennium BC, when domesticated cats were popularly kept as pets, Bastet began to be represented as a woman with the head of a cat and ultimately emerged as the Egyptian cat-goddess
Egyptian Mau - The Egyptian Mau bears a striking resemblance to paintings of ancient Egyptian cats. These active, athletic cats have the spotted tabby pattern resembling wild cats but are fully domesticated. They come in colors such as bronze spotted and silver spotted and are the only naturally spotted domestic cat.
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.
From the tip of its nose to the end of its long, whippy tail, the Oriental is a study in sleek design. Don’t be fooled by the svelte, tubular body; these cats have surprising weight and muscle tone and are neither frail nor fragile.
56 Creative Lesson Ideas and Educational Crafts for School Kids
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!
Egyptian Cat Goddess of Music and Dance, Bastet Leather Mask