Cat statue



Accession Number
AB128
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Late Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 65mm | Width: 18mm | Depth: 27mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Cat

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Description

A copper alloy statue of a seated cat. The cat faces frontally, with its long tail resting on its right side. The base of the front feet are now missing. Under the tail is a circular-sectioned tang, indicating that the figure originally sat on a base. It likely dates to the Late Period, and was a gift from University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Other Identity
A224 (Inventory number changed from A224 to AB128 on the 17 Aug 2020)
Previous Owner
University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Acquisition
Gift, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth (24 Mar 1997)
Last modified: 16 Oct 2020

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