An Egyptian Limestone Head of a Cat, Late - Ptolemaic Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
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Modeled with high cheekbones, with small rounded eyes either side the broad nose, nostrils recessed, mouth with incised whiskers.
Dimensions: Height: 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm), length: 3 1/8 inches (7.9 cm)
Condition: Although quite worn, a most charming example. Intact and in good condition overall, on museum quality custom mount.
Provenance: Acquired by Harry and Gertrude Lander, of New Haven CT between 1950 and 1965 while traveling and then by decent. Original purchase invoice included, March 17, 1964, Cairo, Egypt.
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