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.
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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