Amulet of a Cat with Kitten
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period or later
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Gray-blue faience figure of lion (or lioness?) seated on his haunches. Facing front, cat (?) between its front paws. Oblong base, section between front paws and body open. Loop joins back of head to body.
Condition: Good. Base slightly chipped. Faience of fine quality.
This item is not on view
Amulet of a Cat with Kitten, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, 1 x 11/16 in. (2.5 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.102. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.102_view2.jpg)
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