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Exhibition: Divine Felines – Cats of Ancient Egypt
June 18, 2016 - September 11, 2016Free
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.
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)