More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt)
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Cat taming in Ancient Egypt? New Journal of Archaeological Science paper. http://t.co/HBE5suKF6f

Egyptians may have domesticated cats some 6000 years ago, but squirrels domesticated humans much earlier than that! http://t.co/OwE171aJlO

Egyptians may have domesticated cats some 6000 years ago, but squirrels domesticated humans much earlier than that! http://t.co/OwE171aJlO

Egyptians may have domesticated cats some 6000 years ago, but squirrels domesticated humans much earlier than that! http://t.co/OwE171aJlO

Egyptians may have domesticated cats some 6000 years ago, but squirrels domesticated humans much earlier than that! http://t.co/OwE171aJlO

Egyptians may have domesticated cats some 6000 years ago, but squirrels domesticated humans much earlier than that! http://t.co/OwE171aJlO

More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt) http://t.co/7YKZjYFOrT

More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt) http://t.co/pAa5t72qz2

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More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt) http://t.co/891bdZYazj

Evidence from the Egyptian cemetery of Hierakonpolis suggests cats were already domesticated nearly 6,000 years ago/3:http://t.co/A4RMkB2Cr7

Evidence from the Egyptian cemetery of Hierakonpolis suggests cats were already domesticated nearly 6,000 years ago/3:http://t.co/A4RMkB2Cr7

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@EnricaCG @Bennu Yes scientific research demonstrates our relationship with Cats even further back than many thought. http://t.co/NUoReyAf8O

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@misspedantic945 Hi, are you still doing the cat project? I came across this open access article about cats in Egypt http://t.co/TMaZRdw4uX

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More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt)

"ABSTRACT: Continued excavations at the Predynastic elite cemetery HK6 at Hierakonpolis have yielded new evidence for the cultu ..

More evidence for cat taming at the Predynastic elite cemetery of Hierakonpolis (Upper Egypt)

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