<em>Amulet Representing a Cat and Kitten</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/8 x 1/16 x 13/16 in. (3.5 x 0.1 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1188E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1188E_view4.jpg)

Amulet Representing a Cat and Kitten

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 1/16 x 13/16 in. (3.5 x 0.1 x 2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1188E

Image: CUR.37.1188E_view4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Medium green glazed faience amulet representing a squatting cat and kitten. The kitten (head and front part of the body) is given in high raised relief on the forelegs of the larger cat. There is a loop on the back of the larger cat neck level. The roughly rectangular base is wider in the front than in the rare. Condition: Brown discoloration in hollows.

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