From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14284
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt
Period Third Intermediate Period | Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made 945-712 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Bronze | Gold
Technique Hollow Cast | Incised
Iconography Cat
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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.

Height 56 cm
Width 17 cm
Credit Line Gift of R. M. Blatchford, 1915

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