|EGYPTIAN WOOD CAT
Seated on her haunches in the traditional attitude with alert ears; sacred to Bast, goddess of women and joy. Said to have been found at Qurna.
Late Period, 712-30 BC
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.)
Ex Edward N. Michaels Collection, Buffalo, New York; H.W. collection, New York
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 230.