A brand new Ancient Egyptian exhibition opens 10th of February at Michael C. Carlos. From domesticated pets to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt for thousands of years. The Museum will present Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, an exhibition featuring cats and lions (and even dogs and jackals) in ancient Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life.
Drawn from collections of the Brooklyn Museum and the Carlos Museum, the exhibition will be on display for nine months and showcase more than 90 objects exploring wild and domestic cats and dogs, feline and canine deities, animal burial practices, and luxury items decorated with feline and canine features.
WHEN: Saturday 10th of February - Sunday 11th of November, 2018
WHERE: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta
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