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Egypt Picture - Cat Mummy


Cat Mummy

Cat Mummy


Photographer:

Andre Held

Title:

Cat Mummy

Description:

The most popular of all Egyptian animal mummies were those of cats. The cats represented the goddess Bast. This cat mummy was found at Abydos. Bandages were woven in and out, over and around each other to form the intricate geometric pattern. Today, it can be seen in the British Museum.


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