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Rim fragment

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–22
Date:
ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.248
Not on view
This rim fragment is part of the "Tell Basta Treasure," found in 1906 at the site of Tell Basta. It comes from a vessel that would have been used in a wine service, perhaps for a temple festival. (See 30.8.369 for a complete example).
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

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