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Amulet of the Goddess Bastet as a Seated Cat

A work made of faience.
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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (664–30 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of the Goddess Bastet as a Seated Cat

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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664 BCE–30 BCE

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

1.6 × 0.6 × 1 cm (5/8 × 1/4 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, Robert H. Fleming, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.134

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