Situla with floral decoration
- New Kingdom–Third Intermediate Period
- late Dynasty 19–Dynasty 22
- ca. 1070–712 B.C.
- From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis), Temple of Bastet, ancient cache
- h. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1907
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 125
Situlae formed part of wine-drinking sets, apparently used for sipping wine. This electrum example is decorated with olive leaves around the neck, and a lotus calyx embracing the base.