Amulet of a head of Bes
Overall: 3.2 x 4.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; blue-green; strong glaze; face modeled on front; back flat and plain; ring at top.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way