Workers carry mummified cats that were discovered in the tomb. Photo: Reuters
Workers carry mummified cats that were discovered in the tomb. Photo: Reuters

Dozens of cat mummies found in ancient Egyptian tomb

  • Cats held a special place in ancient Egypt and were mummified as religious offerings
  • Egypt has been whipping up publicity for its new historical discoveries to help revive a devastated tourism sector

Topic |   Archaeology and palaeontology
Workers carry mummified cats that were discovered in the tomb. Photo: Reuters
Workers carry mummified cats that were discovered in the tomb. Photo: Reuters
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