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Ancient Egyptians shaved off eyebrows to mourn death of cats
short by Sanira Mediratta / on 09 Mar 2017,Thursday
Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows as a sign of mourning when their cats died, and continued to mourn until their eyebrows grew back. They believed cats were capable of bringing good luck to the people who housed them and treated them like royalty. To honour the cats, families also often dressed them in jewels.
short by Sanira Mediratta / 03:49 pm on 09 Mar
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