Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1098

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

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

Provenance

From Giza: Debris above G 7637. [Excav. date] February 12, 1925. Photo B 5800. 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