Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7430 C, Chamber debris

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1097

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. Seated figure of Bes, hands on knees.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7430 C, Chamber debris. February 6, 1925: 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