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When a family cat died in ancient Egypt, family members would mourn by shaving off their eyebrows. They also held elaborate funerals during which they drank wine and beat their breasts. The cat was embalmed with a sculpted wooden mask and the tiny mummy was placed in the family tomb or in a pet cemetery with tiny mummies of mice.

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"Innermost coffin of Tutankhamen, from his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, is here depicted in her formal role as Pharaoh of Egypt, the last member of the Ptolemy dynasty of Egyptian rulers

Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty (180-145 BC) in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor & Khonsu. the northern part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder, along "with Tasenetnofret (the Good Sister, a special form of Hathor) and Panebtawy (Lord of the Two Lands). -Wikipedia

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Egypt, one day I will visit this historic and ancient country