Statue of a Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
with tang: 4 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 7/8 in. (12.3 x 4.6 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statue of a Cat, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, with tang: 4 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 7/8 in. (12.3 x 4.6 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.426E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.426E_view1.jpg)
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Bronze figure of a seated cat. Two tangs for attachment to a base, possibly a coffin. Tail curled around forwards to the right. Ears pierced for earrings. Aegis in relief on the chest.
Condition: Bronze color with pits and cracks.
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