Seated Cat Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Amulet in the form of a seated cat cut from sheet gold. Made by impressing in a die; modelling indicated, but almost no details. Only small portion of edge turned under. Pierced twice at ears and again to indicate eye. Rough work.
Condition: Slightly bent. Broken at ear.
This item is not on view
Seated Cat Amulet, 664-30 B.C.E. Sheet gold, 3/4 x 7/16 in. (1.9 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.211. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.211_View1.jpg)
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