'Soulful Creatures'

This cat coffin with mummy is on display in a Bowers exhibition on the mummification of animals in the Egyptian culture and religion. Drawn from the renowned collections of the Brooklyn Museum, "Soulful Creatures" features choice examples from among the many millions of mummies of birds, cats, dogs, snakes, and other animals preserved from at least 31 different cemeteries throughout Egypt.
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