Amulet of Bes

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


Dimensions

Other: 2.4 x 1.8 cm (15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.616

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Dull green, glaze worn off; hole in upper part. 87.614-87.624 a set

Provenance

From the Ancient town, near Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription