AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CAT
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Hollow cast, well modelled, depicted seated with the forepaws together, its long tail curving forward around the proper right side, the tip of the tail reaching the paws, her ears erect, the narrow eyes bulging slightly, traces of an incised necklace, a tenon below the forelegs for insertion
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high excluding tenon