Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.463

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Standing figurine of Bes with black painted feather headdress. Green faience.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer