New York, Park Avenue
5 June 1998
A BRONZE FIGURE OF A CAT
late period, dynasty xxvi-xxx, 664-343 b.c.
Seated with the tail curving around the left side toward the fore-paws, details to the eyes, ears, and mouth incised, the left ear pierced
6.1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
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For a similar example see no. 64, p. 101 in Malek, The Cat in Ancient Egypt.
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