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Figurine

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

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 69, no. A15, pl. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 269-270, no. 268; p. 393, fig. 203View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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