Animals in Ancient Egypt

Most people know that the ancient Egyptians loved their pets, but their relationship with animals was much more complicated than that. Some animals were feared, while others were venerated. Select animals were treated as living gods, while millions of others were slaughtered. In this episode of the podcast we’ll examine the ancient Egyptian attitudes towards animals, and look at why they chose to worship them.


2 thoughts on “Animals in Ancient Egypt”

  1. Well, Hugo, when the animals weren’t eating people, they were being slaughtered by the hundreds. Sweet dreams, kid!

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