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Amulet of Bes?

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


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1577

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets

Faience. Green glaze. Very rudimentary.

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7700. [Excav. date] April 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