<em>Cat (Bastet)</em>, 664-343 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (13.3 x 4.1 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nasli Heeramaneck, 78.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 78.243_threequarter_PS9.jpg)

Cat (Bastet)

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (13.3 x 4.1 x 9.5 cm)


Accession Number: 78.243

Image: 78.243_threequarter_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One bronze figurine of a cat. A wadjet eye amulet is incised on the neck and a sacred beetle in raised relief on forehead; both ears pierced; hollow cast. Condition: Gash down right side from face to back, continuing to behind crown of head, belly and rear of front paws incrusted.

Brooklyn Museum