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Figure, Animal, F79.223

Physical Description

Ceramic figure of a cat. Coarse pottery, brick like. Dark red ?slip. Shell or glazed ceramic inlaid eyes. Figure has been handbuilt. Fur indicated with score marks in clay. Hollow interior, hole in mouth of cat which doesn't join the main cavity.


Found in the garden of a grammar school, built on the site of a C16 abbey (Ramsey Abbey) (replaced after it fell down), which itself replaced a C13 abbey after it has burnt down.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 265 x 120 x 305mm

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