Cat amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1540

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Animals: Cat. Alabaster. Seated figure.

Provenance

From Giza. HU-MFA 29-2-91. [Excav. date] Feb. 1929. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition