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Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt at Brooklyn Museum

07/24/13 through 12/31/14 200 Eastern Parkway Map
718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org Ages: All Ages

An exhibition exploring the roles of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view.

Venue Description: Open Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11am-6pm; Thurs., 11am-10pm; First Saturday of each month (except September), 5-11pm. $12; $8, students and seniors (62 & over). Under 19, free (as of 9/3/2014).

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Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - 07/24/13 - 12/31/14

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