Amulet of Bes
Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; deep green; color on surface worn to gray; traces of glaze; hole at back of head.
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