Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Temples and Tombs, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Animal remains, linen, painted
305 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
2 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (6.4 x 8.9 x 36.8 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Cat Mummy, 305 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Animal remains, linen, painted, 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (6.4 x 8.9 x 36.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 05.307. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.307_PS9.jpg)
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Mummy of a cat wrapped in linen with elaborately molded head with painted details in red and black. Ears erect.
Condition: Right ear partly gone. Bandages at base slightly decayed and loose. Bandages around nose decayed. Good specimen.
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