Amulet of Bes

Nubian
New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period
1550–343 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, W630

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.759

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Bright blue glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 630 [Excav. date] March, 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition