London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A CAT
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
Modelled with high cheekbones, with small rounded eyes either side the broad nose, nostrils recessed, mouth with incised whiskers, mounted
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Private French collection, 1940s.
Accompanied by a French passport.
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