Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1551

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Crude and rudimentary.

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7700 East [Excav. date] April 14, 1929. 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