Author: Angelia S. Rico

Explore Cats and Gods in Ancient Egyptian Art and Culture

Cats in Ancient Egyptian Art and Culture

Cat Statuette intended to contain a mummified cat, Ptolemaic Period, 332–30 BCE (Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Public domain)

The ancient Egyptians’ special love for cats is well known. In fact, cat lovers today have them to thank for introducing African wildcat DNA into domestication; this would eventually become the beloved tabby. But why did were Egyptians so enamored by these early felines?

Read on to discover the fascinating place of domestic cats in ancient Egyptian art, religion, and culture.

 

Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat

“Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat,” Middle Kingdom, circa 1990–1900 BCE (Photo: the Metropolitan Museum of

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.ART — The Artwork World’s Only Domain

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‘Ocean Outings’ Giclee Print

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‘Everything an Aboriginal artist makes is political’

Oct. 15—details

—CURATE: A Discussion with Exposure Co-Curator Erin Vink

—4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21

—Free streaming event; online registration required at sfnm.co/3Bf3THZ

—505-983-8900, iaia.edu/mocna

Art by more than 30 Indigenous artists from six global regions is currently on view in Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology, the first large-scale international exhibition of Indigenous responses to nuclear disaster and proliferation. Curators from the United States, Canada, Greenland, Japan, Australia, and the Pacific Islands worked with the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’ chief curator, Manuela Well-Off-Man, to select artists for the show, which runs through July

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