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Mummy Cat
Animal Mummy
Mummycat
Biographical Information
Clas Unknown
Species feline
Age 2,500-year-old
Sex
Length
Source
Culture Unknown
Date(s)
Site Unknown
Current Location
Location Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes
Catalog # Unknown

In ancient Egypt, pets were commonly buried with their owners. Cat mummies are common in Egyptian burials, but are not always straight forward. An ancient Egyptian cat mummy held at the Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes in France for instance revealed in scans that it held the partial remains of three cats

Studies

It was missing a skull, vertebrae and ribs, and instead held five hind leg bones from three different cats,

External Links

https://www.livescience.com/ancient-cat-mummy-multiple-cats.html

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