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Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12, early
Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), copper, quartz crystal, paint
Dimensions: h. 14 (5 1/2 in.); l. 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); w. 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1990
Accession Number: 1990.59.1

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