Mummy Cat Necklace in Antique Gold
In Ancient Egypt, cat mummies were donated to goddess Bastet. Bastet was commonly depicted as a cat or woman with the head of a cat or lioness. During the Greek and Roman period the veneration of Bastet reached its peak. The cat mummy’s wrappings of linen strips show a coffered design, the head is shaped naturalistic.
Materials: pewter with antique gold finish
Chain included; spring ring closure
Pendant measures approximately 3/4" x 3/8"
Chain Length: 18"
From the Egyptian Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
Made in United States of America