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Description

Figure in hollow-cast bronze of a seated cat, a votive offering to the goddess Bast: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, Lower Egypt, Tell Basta, Late or Ptolemaic period, c. 664 - 30 BC

Museum reference

A.1888.195

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

Unknown
ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

Late Period
Ptolemaic Period

Style / Culture

Late Dynastic Period, Ancient Egyptian
Macedonian Period, Ancient Egyptian
Ptolemaic Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Bronze

Collection place

Tell Basta, Lower Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Bast
Artemis

Exhibitions

  • Cats... the ultimate predators (13 Feb 2004 - 31 May 2004)
    National Museum of Scotland

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