Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, E of G 7120, in street

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.1 x 1.4 x 0.75 cm (7/16 x 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2906

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of head of Bes amulet. Bored through pedestal at back, light green, badly formed.

Provenance

From Giza, E of G 7120, in street. 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