Statuette of a Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (probably)
5 9/16 x 2 1/16 x 3 1/8 in. (14.2 x 5.2 x 8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of a Cat, 332-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 9/16 x 2 1/16 x 3 1/8 in. (14.2 x 5.2 x 8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.427E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.427E_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.427E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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One seated bronze cat with tail curved around forwards on the right side. Represented in relief is a Wedjat eye suspended from a necklace. Both ears are pierced to receive earrings.
Condition: Rear and left haunch dented. Pitting on right shoulder, right thigh, left shoulder and thigh. Traces of solid hammering on forehead.
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