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Long-necked jar

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19
Reign:
Ramesses II or slightly later
Date:
ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis), Temple of Bastet, ancient cache
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 14.7 × Diam. 6.7 cm (5 13/16 × 2 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.181
Not on view
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. 49, no. 32; p. 12, fig. 3; p. 48, fig. 60; p. 59, fig. 82.

Schorsch, Deborah 2014. Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspective: Methods and Syntheses. New York: Springer Publishing Company, p. 272, fig. 12.3.

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