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I’ll bet you thought I had forgotten all about Caturday- ha! As If I could…

Mummified cat from ancient Egypt, an offering to the cat goddess Bastet.


Figurines in the shape of the goddess Bastet. 9: Saite period (XXVI Egyptian dynasty) and Lagid kingdom (Inv. G 1842, E 500-17). Number 13: end of the Saite period, c. 500 (Inv. L 286, L 275); 14: Bastet figurines with female body and cat’s head, Lagid kingdom (inv. L 269, H 1549). Lyon Museum of Fine Arts.