Tagged: Cats In Ancient Egypt

Domestic cat symbolism

Animal symbolism: domestic cat

Our perception of the domestic cat and our lack of knowledge of the species (more so in the past than today) directs us to assign symbolic meanings to the cat. The primary symbol of...

Bastet respresentations

Why is Bastet a cat?

It is sensible to ask why ancient Egyptians worshipped deities (gods) and then ask why one of them was a cat (Bastet). There are various theories on why humans created a range of gods...

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