Smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast
Description: The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic, Egyptian, 3rd Century B.C. Exhibited in the North Wing, Hall of Religion at the Century of Progress. ["The cat is wearing earrings. The cat is dark and has big scary eyes but it is smiling like it is happy. The cat's nose looks like a person's nose."]
Contributors: Century of Progress International Exposition
Date: ca. 1933-1934
Source: Century of Progress records
Collection: Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago Library
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