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Title:
One Leonine Deity -- A Multitude of Theories
When:
 06:30PM
Where:
Penn Museum - Philadelphia
Category:
Lecture
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One Leonine Deity -- A Multitude of Theories: An Investigation of Egyptian Feline Goddesses and Animal Cults

Yekaterina Barbash, Assistant Curator, Arts of Ancient Egypt, Brooklyn Museum


Entrance fees are $5 for the general public, $3 for University Museum members and PennCard holders, and FREE for ARCE-PA members.

This lecture will introduce an unusual statuette of a crouching female deity with a lion's head, from the Brooklyn Museum's collection. The animal or combined human-animal forms of numerous divinities in the ancient Egyptian pantheon reveal the significant qualities of each deity. This talk will focus on the Statue, exploring the diverse roles of felines within ancient Egyptian religion

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Venue:
Penn Museum
Street:
3260 South Street
ZIP:
19104
City:
Philadelphia
State:
PA
Country:
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3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

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Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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