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Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.0 x 1.2 x 0.55 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2534

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head of Bes amulet with the top of the head missing, dark green.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition