Gold ring with carnelian cat
Around 1300 B.C.
 
 
 


 

The tiny stone on this ring is carved in the shape of a cat. It is made out of a semi-precious stone called carnelian.

Cats were very important to the ancient Egyptians. They kept cats as pets in their homes, and worshipped goddesses that were associated with cats.


To learn more about the daily lives of the ancient Egyptians, see the Egyptian Life chapter.

You can shuffle the objects and play the game again.