Amulet of Bes
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, NW corner of court
Height x width: 1.8 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; blue-green glaze; rudely modeled; feet broken off and missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, burial in the NW corner of the court. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition