Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 0.8 cm (13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1106

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; light blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / J2 / M Kl. 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