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Exhibition: Divine Felines – Cats of Ancient Egypt

June 18, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Free

From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinity, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt explores the role of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life through approximately 80 different representations of cats from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collection.

Source:
Cincinnati Art Museum – Upcoming Exhibitions

See also:
The New York Times’ “Its Reign Was Long, With Nine Lives to Start: ‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’ at the Brooklyn Museum” (A Press Report on the exhibition when it was in Brooklyn)

Details

Start:
June 18, 2016
End:
September 11, 2016
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Cincinnati Art Museum
Website:
www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org

Venue

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Website:
www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org