26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN SOLID CAST BRONZE CROUCHING CAT
CIRCA DYNASTY XXX-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The cat crouching with notched tail lying along right side, wearing an incised cowrie shell necklace with central wedjat-eye, mounted
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 59.
Cf. D. Arnold, An Egyptian Bestiary, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1995, p. 41, no. 46 for similar.
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