It was found in Tanis, Al-Sharqia Governorate, and it dates back to the Twenty-First Dynasty, the era of the Third Transition.
The Tell Basta Museum was built in 2006, and soon after, operations in the museum came to a halt.
Tanis is located on the site of San el-Hagar in Sharkia governorate.
The Holy Family’s second stop in Egypt was in the archaeological town of Tel Basta during the harvest month Pashons of the ancient Egyptian calendar.
The Central Administration of Archaeological Documentation has started documenting the monuments of Tanis at the Sharkia Governorate.