Amulet of Bes
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
Other: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faded blue glazed faience. Standing figure. Feather crown, right ear, and right arm missing.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition