Period: New Kingdom–Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty: late Dynasty 19–Dynasty 22
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis), Temple of Bastet, ancient cache
Dimensions: h. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number: 07.228.22
Situlae formed part of wine-drinking sets, apparently used for sipping wine. This electrum example is decorated with olive leaves around the neck, and a lotus calyx embracing the base.