Cat statuette fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500, E. of G 7540, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.8 cm (5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2015

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small head of a cat. Probably broken off from a statuette. Color of faded green and back of the head is black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500, E. of G 7540, in debris. 1927 : 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