Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.4 x 0.9 cm (15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.892

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; green glaze; incrusted with brown; good condition.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / N.W.Corner / burial. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition