WOOD SEATED CATPrint
WOOD SEATED CAT
Dedicated to the goddess Bastet, adored as goddess of fertility.
Carefully carved out of wood, seated upright on a cartouche-shaped base, her ears erect in an alert attitude, forelegs and paws together, tail curled around right side of body, her back nicely curved.
Ex priv. coll. L.M.N., inherited, from Gallery Persepolis, The Hague 1970s
H.12,3 cm. Intact
Late Period-Ptolemaic Period, 6th-3rd cent. BC