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Selina doesn’t have time for social media, as a rule. With one exception. Happy #WorldAnimalDay from the British Museum, Bast, Pinterest and Catwoman.  (Bronze figure of a seated cat. From Saqqara, Egypt. Late Period, after 600 BC from the British Museum Pinterest board.)

The Gayer-Anderson Cat. Museum number Description Full: Front Hollow-cast bronze figure of a seated cat with incised detail, an inlaid silver sun-disc and wedjat-eye pectoral on the chest and golden earrings and nose-rings;

Ring, plaque  Period: Third Intermediate Period or later Date: ca. 1070–664 B.C. Geography: Egypt Medium: Gold

Ring, plaque Period: Third Intermediate Period or later Date: ca.

Necklace with vulture pendant, from the tomb of Tutankhamun (c.1370-52 BC) New Kingdom (gold encrusted with lapis lazuli and cornelian)

Necklace with vulture pendant, from the tomb of Tutankhamun BC) New Kingdom (gold encrusted with lapis lazuli and cornelian), Egyptian / Egyptian National Museum, Cairo

Culture:Egyptian Title: Vase bearing a cartouche of the pharaoh Bocchoris and hieroglyphicinscriptions Work Type: ceramics Date: c. 700 BC Material: faience, molded relief decoration Description: from Tarquinia, Tomb of Bocchoris; made in EgyptFind and study online flashcards from Department Of Classical Studies 246. Visit StudyBlue today to learn more!

Culture:Egyptian Title: Vase bearing a cartouche of the pharaoh Bocchoris and hieroglyphicinscriptions Work Type: ceramics Date: c. 700 BC Material: faience, molded relief decoration Description: from Tarquinia, Tomb of Bocchoris; made in Egypt

"Ancient Egyptians believed that we have different components to our being. The ba, our power to move, appears in iconography as a bird with a human head. When a person died, his or her ba lived on, leaving the tomb during the day and reuniting with the corpse in the netherworld at night."

The ba, our power to move, appears in Egyptian iconography as a bird with a…

Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah Twelfth Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, 1831-1786 BC | gold, carnelian, feldspar | The Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah Twelfth Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, BC in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo

BraceletProbably 1st century BC - 1st century ADPowerful talismans of fertility and good destiny are woven into this rich golden composition..The bodies of two snakes interwine to form a Herakles knot,the centerpiece of this bracelet.The snake on the left represents Agathodaimon and the cobra on the right Terenouthis,two agrarian -fertility deiries associated with Serapis and Isis,respectively. On the platform between then stands two goddesses,Isis-Tyche (or Isis-Fortuna)

Bracelet Probably century BC - century AD

Cat on base inscribed for Bastet and an offerer Period: Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date: 664–30 B.C. Geography: From Egypt Medium: copper alloy Dimensions: L. 0.054m x H. 0.048m Credit Line: Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904 Accession Number: 04.2.476MMA

Cat on base inscribed for Bastet and an offerer Period: Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date: B. Geography: From Egypt Medium: copper alloy Dimensions: L. Credit Line: Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904 Accession Number:

Gold ring with a bezel engraved with a head of Isis, Egypt, Ptolemaic, 330-30 BC.

*EGYPT ~ Gold ring with a bezel engraved with a head of Isis, Egypt, Ptolemaic, BC.

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Red-figured water jar (hydria), attributed to the Lipari Painter Greek, about BC Made on Sicily or Lipari, Italy Two women at a tomb

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