Amulet of Bes ?

Egyptian
Late Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7200, debris E of mG 7210-7220

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1075

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a crudely made amulet, possibly of Bes. It is bored sideways through the head.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: Street G 7200, debris E of mastaba G 7210-7220: G 7220. December 25, 1924: 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