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Strainer or vase 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. 4.5 × W. 2.5 cm (1 3/4 × 1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.239
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. 55; p. 54, fig. 70.

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