Amulet of Bes
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–364 A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2
Height x width: 2.2 x 9 cm (7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; green glaze; good condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2 (sloping corridor 28). 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