Tell-Basta is located one km. away from southeast of Al-Zakazeek city at Al-Sharkeyya Governorate.The city was known previously known as "Per Bastet" which means the house of the deity Bastet. The city Per Bastet and its deity had obtained a widespread fame, as it was one of the most important early worship centers not only in East Delta but allover Egypt.
The remains of the temples, scattered all over the old city, indicate the great concern of the ancient Egyptian Kings, whose names were found on the stone remains since the age of the Old Kingdom till the Roman age.
The most important monuments at the site: the temple of King Pepi I, the temple of the deity Bastet, the cemetery of the Noblest, the Middle Kingdom palace, a statue of a queen) may be of Merit Amun the daughter of Ramses II) and the open museum.