Separate Head of a Cat Probably from a Small Sarcophagus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (probably)
2 1/2 x 1 11/16 x 1 15/16 in. (6.3 x 4.3 x 4.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Bronze head of a cat, hollow cast. Left ear pierced twice for an earring. A small depression in the top of the head (for an inlay ?). From a sarcophagus or statue.
Condition: Surface worn; small holes in neck. Pieced together from several pieces. Patina is red to green.
This item is not on view
Separate Head of a Cat Probably from a Small Sarcophagus, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 2 1/2 x 1 11/16 x 1 15/16 in. (6.3 x 4.3 x 4.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.428E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.428E_neg_37.426E_grpA_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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