<em>Seated Cat Amulet</em>, 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)

Seated Cat Amulet

Medium: Sheet gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3/4 x 7/16 in. (1.9 x 1.2 cm)


Accession Number: 08.480.211

Image: CUR.08.480.211_View1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum