An Egyptian multiple cat amulet
Lot 14
An Egyptian blue glazed composition cat of Bastet amulet
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,227) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian blue glazed composition cat of Bastet amulet
Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.
Showing a seated spotted cat with a pair of kittens perching on her head, two kittens suckling at her feet and a further pair seated between her forelegs, 12¼in (6cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Adda Family Collection, formed 1920s-1930s, thence by descent.

    Literature:
    Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p. 33 fig.29 d.
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