Siamese Cat Carvings

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3+ inches tall.

Siamese cats for your sacred spaces multiple materials. 

As for symbolismcats are symbolic of rebirth and resurrection, per their nine lives. Because they are nocturnal, they are also associated with darkness. ... Cats are also symbols of mystery and magic, as aforementioned, but also unpredictability and even healing.

Cats in Ancient Egypt were represented in social and religious practices of ancient Egypt for more than 3,000 years. Several ancient Egyptian deities were depicted and sculptured with cat-like heads such as Mafdet, Bastet and Sekhmet, representing justice, fertility and power. The deity Mut was also depicted as a cat and in the company of a cat.

Cats were praised for killing venomous snakes and protecting the Pharaoh since at least the First Dynasty of Egypt. Skeletal remains of cats were found among funerary goods dating to the 12th Dynasty. The protective function of cats is indicated in the Book of the Dead, where a cat represents Ra and the benefits of the sun for life on Earth. Cat-shaped decorations used during the New Kingdom of Egypt indicate that the cat cult became more popular in daily life. Cats were depicted in association with the name of Bastet.

 

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