Cat Quote of the Day:

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Ancient Egyptian Cat, London

Cat, bronze sculpture from The British Museum, London
Exhibition title: "Divine Cat", December 2007
Similar sculptures were made by Egyptian donners at that time to ask their gods to give them long and healthy life.
Picture is courtesy of AK Foto.
Cats were worshiped in Egypt to such extent that it was forbidden to kill them, and the penalty was death.

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