Bubastis (Tell Basta)
(30°34' N 31°31'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.
|Statue of an official of the Eighteenth Dynasty (the name of Amenhotep III is written on it)|
|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|
|Part of a statue of Osorkon II (Bubastis as provenance is not certain)|
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