Cat on a column
Late Period, Dynasty 26 or later
Height x width x depth: 48.3 x 11.4 x 12.1 cm (19 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Seated figure of a cat on a papyrus column; perfect (except for tip of right ear). Engraved decorations include scarab on top of head, broad collar around neck, and an aegis necklace on chest.
Alfred Mitchell Innes. George John Webb. June 26, 1952, sale, Christie's, London, lot 68, sold for $1,093.72 to Spink & Son, London, for the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1952)
Martha A. Willcomb Fund