Cat amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in late mixed debris layers, opposite north end of east face of G 6010

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

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

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