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Silver jug

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, gold rim
Dimensions:
H. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.15
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.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1907. "Recent Egyptian Acquisitions." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 12 (December), pp. 195–196.

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