Amulet Representing a Cat and Kitten
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 22 to Dynasty 26
1 3/8 x 1/16 x 13/16 in. (3.5 x 0.1 x 2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing a Cat and Kitten, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/8 x 1/16 x 13/16 in. (3.5 x 0.1 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1188E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1188E_view4.jpg)
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Medium green glazed faience amulet representing a squatting cat and kitten. The kitten (head and front part of the body) is given in high raised relief on the forelegs of the larger cat. There is a loop on the back of the larger cat neck level. The roughly rectangular base is wider in the front than in the rare.
Condition: Brown discoloration in hollows.
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