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Statue

Object Number:
E14284
Current Location:
Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Provenience:
Egypt
Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made:
945-712 BC
Early Date:
-945
Late Date:
-712
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Bronze
Gold
Technique:
Hollow Cast
Incised
Iconography:
Cat
Description:
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:
56cm
Width:
17cm
Credit Line:
Gift of R. M. Blatchford

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 37
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64-65
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[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 102
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