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Amulet in the form of a cat

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Recumbent cat of green glaze, couched on small rectangle inscribed as in sketch on under side.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahari.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.2498

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets