About this object

Wooden figure of a cat. Ears and other parts of the face are missing. Damage to the plinth below the front paws. Surface colour is now green.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic - Romano-Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    332 BC after
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1931
  • Measurements
    246 mm x 76 mm x 200 mm
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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