Amulet of Bes
Late Period, Dynasty 26 (?)
Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Not On View
Yellow-white, no glaze, rudely formed.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
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