Mummy of a kitten

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
332 B.C.–A.D. 364


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.4 x 4.5 x 5.8 cm (5 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4907

Medium or Technique

Kitten, linen

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Kitten Mummy.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way