Egyptian Blue Cat Replica

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A turquoise cat ornmanet based on an original from ancient Egypt. <br> <br>In Ancient Egypt the cat was the sacred animal of the goddess Bastet. Bastet was a nationally popular deity associated with fertility and the life-giving properties of the sun. <br> <br> The original cat, made in glazed composition often called faience, could well have been used as a decorative good luck charm. It had a lead alkaline turquoise glazed with added black spots. <br> <br> Roman period, 1st century AD. Copied from the original in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a turquoise cat replica of an original ornament from ancient Egypt.

Based on a figurine in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum, this glazed earthenware ornament highlights the ancient Egyptian adoration of the feline species, and is made in the UK.

In Ancient Egypt the cat was the sacred animal of the goddess Bastet. Bastet was a nationally popular deity associated with fertility and the life-giving properties of the sun. The original cat, made in glazed composition often called faience, might have been used as a decorative good luck charm. It has a lead alkaline turquoise glaze with added black spots. 

This charming ornament will make a wonderful gift for a cat lover.

  • Product Code: CMCR90690
  • Product Weight: 0.2Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 6.23
  • Dimensions: H9 x W8.5 x L3.5cm
  • Material: Glazed earthenware
  • Postage Weight: 0.25 Kg

A turquoise cat ornmanet based on an original from ancient Egypt. <br> <br>In Ancient Egypt the cat was the sacred animal of the goddess Bastet. Bastet was a nationally popular deity associated with fertility and the life-giving properties of the sun. <br> <br> The original cat, made in glazed composition often called faience, could well have been used as a decorative good luck charm. It had a lead alkaline turquoise glazed with added black spots. <br> <br> Roman period, 1st century AD. Copied from the original in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a turquoise cat replica of an original ornament from ancient Egypt.

Based on a figurine in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum, this glazed earthenware ornament highlights the ancient Egyptian adoration of the feline species, and is made in the UK.

In Ancient Egypt the cat was the sacred animal of the goddess Bastet. Bastet was a nationally popular deity associated with fertility and the life-giving properties of the sun. The original cat, made in glazed composition often called faience, might have been used as a decorative good luck charm. It has a lead alkaline turquoise glaze with added black spots. 

This charming ornament will make a wonderful gift for a cat lover.

  • Product Code: CMCR90690
  • Product Weight: 0.2Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 6.23
  • Dimensions: H9 x W8.5 x L3.5cm
  • Material: Glazed earthenware
  • Postage Weight: 0.25 Kg
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