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Cat amulet

Small amulet of squatting cat. Top off. Blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7000 sebakh siftings. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-881

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets