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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.

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