From: Turkey (Country)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-83
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Egyptian
Provenience Turkey (Country)
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Cat

Cat. Green patina. Head and part of the base are missing. The cat is seated on a platform on its haunches with its tail curled around it. The platform is curved at the back and fitted below with a spike filed down in modern times. The tail is grooved horizontally and shoulders are decorated with an engraved necklace of alternating vertical and horizontal lines above a row of dots.

Height 5.4 cm
Width 2.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 129 - Collector Number | L-2-105 - Old Loan Number

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