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Animal Amulets

W9bThe baboon is a symbol of Thoth and associated with the moon.

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LIH8The cat is associated with the goddess Bastet. She is sometimes shown with kittens, thus representing fertility.

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Sometimes it is difficult to tell if an amulet shows a cat or lioness, as here

The cow is a symbol of the goddess Hathor

EC562Bull’s head amulets seem to have been used as offerings.

PM19An amulet of a hippotamus goddess, perhaps Taweret.

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