A greenish-grey Egyptian statue that is half human and half cat.

Curator Antonietta Catanzariti on Divine Felines

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 12 PM

Cats have always been beloved as pets around the world. In ancient Egypt, cats were associated with divinities, played an important role in social and religious life, and were sometimes preserved as mummies. Gain insight into this fascinating and often hidden aspect of Egyptian culture with Antonietta Catanzariti, curator of the exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt.

  • Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  • Event Location: Sackler, level B1
  • Cost: Free