Mummified Cat

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Digital Media Bank ID: 60770
Original Filename: dmas_ha281998_d01.jpg
Description: Image of object in Ancient Egypt collection.
Categories: Timeline/ Ancient Egypt, Collections/ Ancient Egypt, Learning Themes/ Ancient Egypt  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Mummified Cat
Title (of Artwork / Object): Mummified Cat
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Dynasty: Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
Description (Object or Artwork): HA281998 Mummified cat. Body wound tightly into a cylindrical shape, the head is modeled with two upright ears with black and red painted features on the face. It is wound such that there is a strip between the ears on which is painted black and red linear decoration. The body is wound with very thin strips of fine linen, some of which have come loose towards the base, there is also string around the neck. Bandages are now largely discoloured and orange-brown. There is dark brown discolouration on the ears and also small patches of dark brown material visible between the linen strips.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
File info
Media: Image
Size: 521.61 KB; 1200 x 1600 pixels; 102 x 135 mm (print at 300 DPI); 318 x 423 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: HA281998