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Jug fragment

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4.8 × W. 5.2 cm (1 7/8 × 2 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.215
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
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. 48, no. 19; p. 23, fig. 41; p. 56.

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