Upper Part of a Sistrum with a Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (probably)
5 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.6 x 5.5 x 3.4 cm)
mount (Divine Felines installed dims 2015 when mounted): 12 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (30.5 x 5.7 x 3.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Upper Part of a Sistrum with a Cat, 332-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in. (14.6 x 5.5 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.585E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.585E_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.585E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Upper part of a bronze sistrum. Preserved are the top of the handle and the loop of metal which it supports. The loop is pierced with three pairs of holes. On top of the handle is a small cat.
Condition: Loop broken on one side near join with handle. Green corrosion near bottom. Numerous pits and scratches.
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