Unknown (London, England)
Spink & Son, Ltd., sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1955.
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Statuette of Bast in the Form of a Cat
Egypt (Place Created)
4th-1st century B.C.
32.3 cm (12 11/16 in.)
Egyptian statuette of the goddess Bast, who was often depicted as a cat. The figure wears a necklace with a pendant of an Utchat (sacred eye amulet).
Stothart, Herbert. A Handbook of the Sculpture in the J. Paul Getty Museum. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1965), p. 10, no. A55.S-3.
Frel, Jiří. "Imitations of Ancient Sculpture in Malibu." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 9 (Malibu: 1981). pp. 69-82, p. 69, no. 6.