In ancient Egypt, what would a cat owner do if their cat died?
- A. shave their eyebrows
- B. walk in circles
- C. wear black clothing
- D. drink green tea
40% of players knew the correct answer: A., shave their eyebrows
Cats were considered very special in ancient Egypt, with their ability to protect food from rats, mice, and snakes. When a cat died, it was mummified. And as a sign of mourning, the cat owner would shave off their eyebrows, and continue to mourn until their eyebrows grew back.
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