Figurine of the Goddess Bastet as a Cat

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Figurine of the Goddess Bastet as a Cat

Egypt, 21st - 26th Dynasty (1081 - 525 B.C.)
Bronze, inlaid gold
2 3/4 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/4 in. (6.99 × 3.02 × 4.45 cm)
Gift of Varya and Hans Cohn (AC1992.152.51)
Not currently on public view


Alphonse Kann (1870–1948), Saint-Germain-en-Laye. [Mathias Komor (1909–1984), Fine Arts & Antiquities, New York]. Hans Cohn (1903–1994), Los Angeles, in 1967, gift 1992 to; LACMA.


  • Thomas, Nancy, and Constantina Oldknow, eds.  By Judgment of the Eye:  The Varya and Hans Cohn Collection.  Los Angeles:  Hans Cohn, 1991.
  • Townsend, Jen and Renée Zettle-Sterling. Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2017.