Statue of a cat
A copper alloy figure of a cat. Such statues were either votive offerings, or were put on the top of cat coffins. Cats were sacred to the goddess Bastet. This object was purchased by Wellcome in 1906 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.
Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 77]
- Other Identity
- 826 (rectangular serrated label) attributed to W87 in the 1972 Day Book p. 62b).
- Last modified: 23 Oct 2020