Amulet of Bes

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


Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.447

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green standing figure of Bes on base, worked in the round, with feather crown at the back of which is the hole for suspension. Ears are pierced; arms, legs, tail worked free in the round.

Provenance

Mrs. Oric Bates

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates