Faience amulet in the form of a cat, 664–30 B.C. Late Dynastic–Hellenistic. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 (74.51.4502) #cats
Cat on a handle, 664–30 B.C. Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904 (04.2.602) #cats
Blue-Painted Ibex Amphora from Malqata. Ca. 1390–1353 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Malqata. This remarkable vase was found during the excavations of the palace of Amenhotep III at Malqata in western Thebes. The head of the ibex had broken off, but was found nearby. Like much of the pottery at Malqata, this amphora was made of a red clay covered with a cream colored slip and decorated with blue, red, and black paint.