Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26 (?)
664–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.612

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Yellow-white, no glaze, rudely formed.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription