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Long-necked jar

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:
Silver
Dimensions:
h. 14 cm (5 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.181
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 125
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

Schorsch, Deborah 2014. Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective: Methods and Syntheses. New York: Springer Publishing Company, p. 272, fig. 12.3.

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