Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Coffin of a cat, animal manifestation of Bastet, mother goddess and goddess of fertility
Egypt
4th century BCE
Bronze
H: 47.2; W: 21 cm
Bequest of Norbert Schimmel, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 91.71.260
 
 


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir