Ancient Egyptian Ink Drawing of a Cat & Mouse

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Brooklyn Museum
published on 17 May 2019

A 19th - 20th Dynasty ink drawing of a cat and mouse on limestone. The cat is dressed as a priest and presents offerings to a mouse in what was probably a satire or an illustration of a story.

Made c. 1295-1075 BCE, from the region of Thebes, Egypt Now in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum in New York.

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Museum, B. (2019, May 17). Ancient Egyptian Ink Drawing of a Cat & Mouse. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10664/ancient-egyptian-ink-drawing-of-a-cat--mouse/

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