Papyrus column with two cats

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Previous custodian or owner
Ali Arabi Jr. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1908
Ali Arabi Jr., Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1]
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi Jr., in Cairo, in 1908 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1723, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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305-30 BCE
Period
Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty
Accession Number
F1908.82
Topic
cat
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)
Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Art
protection
Origin
Egypt
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.4 x 1 x 1.2 cm (1 3/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Faience