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A nimals. By S ophie Beck. cats. Cats were very important animals in Ancient Egypt, they were both pets and symbols of cat gods such as Bast . Scarab beetle. The most famous Ancient Egyptian insect is the Scarab Beetle. The Egyptian name for the scarab was Kheper . Crocodile.

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A nimals

Animals

By Sophie Beck


A nimals

cats

Cats were very important animals in Ancient Egypt, they were both pets and symbols of cat gods such as Bast.


Scarab beetle

Scarab beetle

The most famous Ancient Egyptian insect is the Scarab Beetle. The Egyptian name for the scarab was Kheper.


Crocodile

Crocodile

Possessing the strength and nature of a crocodile, which Egyptians would both fear and respect, he was a symbol of the Pharaoh's power.


Hippo

hippo

The hippo is represented in the goddess Tauret (Taweret), who protects women in childbirth.


What animals did farmers have

What animals did farmers have?

They kept animals such as cattle, goats, pigs, ducks, cows, and geese.


Jackal

jackal

The jackal was used as a symbol in the judgement death scene - where a heart is weighed by Anubis (the god with a jackal head) to tell the good and bad heart.


Scarab beetle1

Scarab beetle

The scarab beetle was the most important *amulet worn by ancient Egyptians. It was symbolically as sacred to the Egyptians as the cross is to Christians.


What were animals used for

What were animals used for?

They believed animals were symbols, for example, the beetle - the Egyptians noticed how it buries itself and therefore used it as a symbol of survival.


What were animals used for1

What were animals used for?

Animals were reared mainly for food, whilst others were kept as pets.


C rocodile

Crocodile

Possessing the strength and nature of a crocodile, which Egyptians would both fear and respect, he was a symbol of the Pharaoh's power.


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