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Amulet of a cat

From Naukratis

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

86.221

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets