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Divine Felines: Cats in Ancient Egypt

Cats were both revered pets and objects of sacrifice in ancient Egypt, important to the feline gods of Bastet and Sekmet.

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Divine Felines: Cats in Ancient Egypt
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    Cats in Ancient Egypt: The Wild Companions Who Became Gods

    Cats in Ancient Egypt: The Wild Companions Who Became Gods

    The ancient Egyptians’ special love for cats is well known. Admired for her hunting abilities, the sleek feline achieved divine status, becoming a …

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