Egyptian Steatite Cat Amulet
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late Period, circa 600-300 B.C., this talisman was carved for a follower of Bastet's cult; the integral suspension loop on the back is fitted with a modern gold chain testing 14KT.
Amulet 1.75 in.
Acquired from Harmer Rook Galleries, New York City, Absentee Auction XXXII, April 12, 1989, Lot 85; auction catalogue and COA included.
Glued chip on the base; overall good condition.
$300 - 600