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Conical Boss from a Bowl

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–22
Date:
ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis), Temple of Bastet, ancient cache
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
h. 3 cm (1 3/16 in); diam. 6 cm (2 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.371
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 125
This cone, found among the items in the Tell Basta treasure, would have been attached at the inner center of an elaborately decorated bowl like 07.228.20.
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accesioned, 1930.

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