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Figurine of a Cat

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664 B.C.E. or later
    PERIOD Late Period or later
    DIMENSIONS Height (without tang) 2 7/16 x 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (6.2 x 2.2 x 4.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of a cat sitting on its haunches, front legs erect. Ears are pierced with earring in right ear. Earring is round hoop with tapered ends which cross each other. Two tang in base. Condition: Fair; tip of tail and hind legs are broken off; large hole in chest.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Figurine of a Cat, 664 B.C.E. or later. Bronze, Height (without tang) 2 7/16 x 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (6.2 x 2.2 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.425E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.425E_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.425E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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