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Beads and fragments of a ring

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:
Diam. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.254a–h
Not on view
These silver beads and ring are part of the "Tell Basta Treasure," found in 1906 at the site of Tell Basta.
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

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