Figurine of a Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664 B.C.E. or later
Late Period or later
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)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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.
This item is not on view
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)
overall, 37.425E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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