Mummy Cat Pendant - Museum Shop Collection
Late/Ptolemaic Period 712-30 BC
In Ancient Egypt, cat mummies were donated to goddess Bastet. Bastet was commonly depicted as a cat or woman with the head of a cat or lioness. During the Greek and Roman period the veneration of Bastet reached its peak. The cat mummys wrappings of linen strips show a coffered design, the head is shaped naturalistic.
Our replica from the Egyptian Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
Material: pewter with antique gold finish. Cable Chain included, Spring ring closure.
Length: 18 inches
Gift Box included
Made in the U.S.A.