Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of an open bowl

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:
H. 5 × Diam. 13.6 cm (1 15/16 × 5 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.255
Not on view
Part of a drinking service found at Tell Basta, this fragment preserves most of a simple open bowl.
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

Lilyquist, Christine 2012. "Treasures from Tell Basta: Goddesses, Officials, and Artists in an International Age." In Metropolitan Museum Journal, 47, p. 47, no. 14; p. 58, fig. 74.

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