<em>Statuette of a Seated Cat</em>, ca. 664-342 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (13.3 x 4.1 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nasli Heeramaneck, 78.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.78.243_wwg8.jpg)

Statuette of a Seated Cat

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-342 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (13.3 x 4.1 x 9.5 cm)


Accession Number: 78.243

Image: CUR.78.243_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
One bronze figurine of a cat. A wadjet eye amulet is incised on the neck and a sacred beetle in raised relief on forehead; both ears pierced; hollow cast. Condition: Gash down right side from face to back, continuing to behind crown of head, belly and rear of front paws incrusted.

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