664 B.C. 525 B.C.
Twenty-sixth Dynasty; Late Period
cat mummy. A CT Scan of this mummy reveals a kitten that was only a few days old when it died. Unlike many examples, there is no indication as to how it died. Many had their necks broken.
Egypt, production, country
Beni Hasan Egypt
height, 24, cm
given; 1891; Chester, Greville John, Revd
Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Object Number: E.132.1891
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