Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ancient Egypt Fact Twenty Seven

Many cats have been found mummified and buried along side humans. Cats had been considered sacred by people and it was believed they were keepers of the underworld. There were also cat cemeteries at several points along the Nile River and the city of Tell Basta had over 300,000 cat mummies. 

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