Amulet of a Bes head
New Kingdom, Dynasty 26
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 0.7 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Miniature amulet in the form of a Bes head with an Eye of Horus (wedjat) etched on the reverse side; pierced through diameter.
From Egypt. By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.
Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer