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Bubastis (Tell Basta)
(3034' N 3131'E)

Important city in the East Delta. Home city of the Twenty-second Dynasty. The main deity was thegoddess Bastet, depicted in the form of a cat or cat-headed goddess in the first millennium BC.

UC 14632
Statue of an official of the Eighteenth Dynasty (the name of Amenhotep III is written on it)
UC 14313
Late Period statue of unknown person, the provenance Bubastis is assumed from the inscription on the back, in which Bastet, mistress of Bubastis is mentioned
UC 16321
Part of a statue of Osorkon II (Bubastis as provenance is not certain)

palace of the Middle Kingdom (about 2025-1700 BC)


 

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