Small Statuette of a Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664-525 B.C.E., or 305-30 B.C.E.
Late Period, Saite Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 3/4 x 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 2 x 3.5 cm)
1 3/4 × 13/16 × 1 3/8 in. (4.5 × 2 × 3.5 cm)
with Tang: 2 3/16 × 13/16 × 1 3/8 in. (5.6 × 2 × 3.5 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Statuette of a Cat, 664-525 B.C.E., or 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 3/4 x 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 2 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.551E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.551E_view01.jpg)
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Solid cast bronze statuette of a seated cat. Two tangs descend from the cat. Its tail curves around forwards to the right.
Condition: Surface pitted from old attack by disease.
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