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Vessel fragments

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:
W. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.251a–e
Not on view
These small fragments are part of the "Tell Basta Treasure," a group of vessels from one or more wine services found in 1906 at the site of Tell Basta. One piece is a rim fragment from a carinated vessel. The original forms from which the other fragments come cannot be determined.
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

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