Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941). Cat Seated under a Chair, Tomb of Ipuy, ca. 1295–1213 B.C. Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.183) #cats
Egyptian cat hunting in the marshes A tawny cat catches birds among the papyrus stems. Cats were family pets in ancient Egypt, but the cat shown here in this context could also represent the Sun-god hunting the enemies of light and order. The cat's unusual gilded eye hints at the religious meanings of this scene. The Tomb-chapel of Nebamun Thebes, Egypt. Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC Salt Collection British Museum, Room 61:
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Ancient Egyptian painting from the Tomb of Menna, located in the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna district of the Maadi, opposite Luxor in Egypt. Menna was “Scribe of the Fields of the Lord of the Two Lands” probably during the reign of Thutmose IV during the 18th dynasty.
Head of a Pharaoh, ca.2675-2130 BCE, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or 6. Stone and copper, h: 73.0 cm. The headgear and moustache identify the figure as an Egyptian pharaoh; the tall crown with the rounded top, known as the White Crown, signified rule over southern Egypt. Broken at the neck, the head originally belonged to a full, probably standing, statue of the kind placed in tombs to serve as eternal images of the deceased