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Cincinnati Art Museum Ready To Open "Divine Felines: Cats Of Ancient Egypt"

Figure of a Cat , 305 B.C.E. - 1st century C.E.. Wood (sycamore fig), gilded gesso, bronze, copper, pigment, rock crystal, glass, 26 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 19 in. (67 x 18.4 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund , 37.1945E
Figure of a Cat , 305 B.C.E. - 1st century C.E.. Wood (sycamore fig), gilded gesso, bronze, copper, pigment, rock crystal, glass, 26 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 19 in. (67 x 18.4 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund , 37.1945E
Figure of a Cat , 305 B.C.E. - 1st century C.E.. Wood (sycamore fig), gilded gesso, bronze, copper, pigment, rock crystal, glass, 26 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 19 in. (67 x 18.4 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund , 37.1945E
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Figure of a Cat , 305 B.C.E. - 1st century C.E.. Wood (sycamore fig), gilded gesso, bronze, copper, pigment, rock crystal, glass, 26 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 19 in. (67 x 18.4 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund , 37.1945E

Julie Aronsonis the Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings at theCincinnati Art Museumand is curating a new exhibit entitledDivine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, opening June 18.

She previews this historic feline exhibit (with a section dedicated to dog lovers) in a conversation with Jane Durrell.

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