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Object Number: E14284
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Third Intermediate Period
Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made: 945-712 BC
Early Date: -945
Late Date: -712
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Gold
Technique:Hollow Cast
Incised
Iconography:Cat
Height: 56cm
Width: 17cm
Credit Line:Gift of R. M. Blatchford, 1915

Description

Hollow cast bronze statue of a seated cat, with gold leaf applied to eyes. Large tenons protrude from front paws. Incised necklace with aegis around neck, originally decorated with gold leaf. Heavily worn dedicatory inscription incised on rump.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 37View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64-65View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 102View Objects cited in this Publication

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