Bundle in Form of Cat Mummy
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
This linen bundle is filled with soil and stones. There are no remains. It is unclear whether such a fake mummy represents a corrupt practice or a less expensive means of making a request of the cat goddess Bastet.
Linen, stones, soil, plant matter
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
2 1/8 x 3 x 10 3/8 in. (5.4 x 7.6 x 26.4 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
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Egyptian. Bundle in Form of Cat Mummy, 664-30 B.C.E. Linen, stones, soil, plant matter, 2 1/8 x 3 x 10 3/8 in. (5.4 x 7.6 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1179.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1179.3_PS2.jpg)
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