Situla with floral decoration

Period: Third Intermediate Period

Dynasty: Dynasty 21–22

Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.

Geography: From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Zagazig, Zaqaziq; Bubastis), Temple of Bastet, ancient cache

Medium: Silver

Dimensions: h. 14 cm (5 1/2 in)

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907

Accession Number: 07.228.18

Description

Situlae formed part of wine-drinking sets, apparently used for sipping wine. This silver example is decorated with leaves around the neck.

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