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Cat amulet

Small amulet of a squatting cat; bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, opposite north end of east face of G6010 in late mixed debris layers. 1925 : 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

Thickness x Height x width: 0.7 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2757

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets