Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.2 x 1.5 cm (1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.889

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; blue glaze; fine condition.

Provenance

Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza, G.M.T. / near 52 / near doll.
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition