Egyptian Cat bookmark

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Exclusive to the British Museum: a metal bookmark inspired by the Gayer-Anderson cat - a famous ancient Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum.

The sculpture is probably a representation of the cat- goddess Bastet. The ancient Egyptians viewed Bastet as the daughter of the sun god and as a protector of mothers.

Ideal as a small gift, the bookmark comes in a presentation case with historical information about the piece.

Discover more about the Gayer-Anderson cat here

  • Product Code: CMCS26310
  • THEME: Stocking filler
  • Dimension: Approx. 10cm x 4cm, tassel is approx. 10cm long
  • Exhibition: Ancient lives
  • Illustrations: Ancient lives
  • Weight: 0.02 Kg

Exclusive to the British Museum: a metal bookmark inspired by the Gayer-Anderson cat - a famous ancient Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum.

The sculpture is probably a representation of the cat- goddess Bastet. The ancient Egyptians viewed Bastet as the daughter of the sun god and as a protector of mothers.

Ideal as a small gift, the bookmark comes in a presentation case with historical information about the piece.

Discover more about the Gayer-Anderson cat here

  • Product Code: CMCS26310
  • COMPOSITION: Stocking filler
  • Weight: 0.02 Kg