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Domestic cats in Egypt were considered guardians of family welfare. The cat was in every house whose owners could afford keeping such a VIP.

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Ra - Mau (Egyptian Cat) from A. Andrew Gonzalez Art Posters

Ra - Mau (Egyptian Cat) · A. Andrew Gonzalez Art Posters · Online Store Powered by Storenvy

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3rd Intermediate Period, 1069-664 BC), Amulette

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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.

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Egyptian cat hunting in the marshes from the tomb-chapel of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt, late 18th dynasty, ca. 1350 BC. Depicts a tawny cat catching birds among the papyrus stems. The cats could represent the Sun god hunting the enemies of light and order | British Museum, Salt Collection https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/libyan_soup/3444368649/

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In ancient Egypt, cats were domesticated and revered as gods. Downloads as a PDF. Use pattern transfer paper to trace design for hand-stitching.

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Bastet Bronze Hieroglyphic Cat Statue

Bastet Bronze Hieroglyic Statue YT-7184 by | Egyptian Statues | Ancient Egyptian Gods | Egyptian Decor

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