Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1009

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Deities: Bes. Faience, green glaze. Crude. Perfect.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7000 [Excav. date] February 1926. 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