<em>Squatting Cat Amulet</em>, 664-343 B.C.E. Faience, 15/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (2.4 x 1.1 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1284E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1284E_view2.jpg)

Squatting Cat Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (2.4 x 1.1 x 1.7 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1284E

Image: CUR.37.1284E_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Medium green-blue glazed faience amulet representing a cat squatting with its forelegs rigid between its rear legs. There is a loop decorated with three ribs on the animals back. The base is straight edged in the front and rounded in the rear. The tail curved around on the base on the right side. Condition: Much of bottom of base is missing, and only the right corner of its front edge is preserved; incrustation in most hollows; face is fading.

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